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The Wuhan City Council has reported that more than a million coronavirus PCR tests have been performed to try to locate any new sources of infection. Wuhan is considered the origin of the pandemic of coronavirus.
The campaign of 4 million tests began on May 14 and on the last day, last Thursday, May 21, more than a million were carried out, according to the Chinese news agency Xinhua.
Hubei Province, whose capital is Wuhan, has reported 4,512 coronavirus deaths as of Friday, 3,869 of them in Wuhan City. Hubei has realized 68,135 confirmed cases in total50,340 of them in Wuhan, none of them during the day on Friday.
For its part, the Chinese Ministry of Health has confirmed that no new cases of coronavirus have been registered, either locally or imported, for the first time since the start of the pandemic and no deaths, so it has maintained its figures in 82,971 infections and 4,634 deaths.
The authorities have verified two new suspected cases of the virus, one of them in a foreign person in Shanghai and another of local transmission in the Chinese province of Jilin.
During Friday, three patients have been discharged after their recovery, while the number of serious cases of Covid-19 has stood at nine. In addition, 79 people continue to receive treatment for the virus, while a total of 78,258 have been discharged.
As for imported cases, a total of 1,711 have been registered so far, of them, 1,670 have been discharged and 41 remain hospitalized, two of them in serious condition.
The Chinese Ministry has reported that a total 5,085 people remain under medical observation after having close contact with an infected patient, while 252 have finished the process.
Also, it has confirmed 28 new asymptomatic cases in mainland China, while 23 patients without symptoms have already completed their medical observation. Health authorities have detailed that 370 asymptomatic cases, including 26 foreigners, are still under medical observation.