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China's Yunnan reports 7 new local COVID-19 cases

Xinhua | Updated: 2021-04-03 13:30
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Nan Miaoweng from Myanmar, who now lives in Ruili, Yunnan province, received a nucleic acid test on Wednesday. [Photo by Miao Chao/For]

KUNMING - Southwest China's Yunnan Province reported seven new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and five new asymptomatic cases on Friday, the provincial health commission said on Saturday.

All confirmed and asymptomatic cases were found in the border city of Ruili during a citywide nucleic acid testing campaign, the commission said.

Yunnan also reported one imported COVID-19 case from Cambodia on Friday. The passenger, a Chinese national, arrived in the provincial capital Kunming on Wednesday, and tested positive for the novel coronavirus during nucleic acid testing on Thursday.

Currently, 26 confirmed cases and 53 asymptomatic cases are receiving treatment or under medical observation in designated hospitals in the province.

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