CHINA China's Ningxia reports 3 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

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China's Ningxia reports 3 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Xinhua

17:20, October 20, 2021

YINCHUAN, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region reported three new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, according to local health authorities.

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One case was detected in the nucleic acid testing of outpatients at a hospital in Yinchuan, capital of Ningxia, and was diagnosed as a confirmed COVID-19 case early Wednesday.

The person, who worked part-time at a local restaurant last weekend, is likely to have come in contact with a confirmed case diagnosed earlier.

The other two cases were close contacts of an earlier confirmed case and were diagnosed as confirmed COVID-19 cases early Wednesday as well.

The three cases have been sent to a designated local hospital for treatment.

As of 2 pm Wednesday, Ningxia had five confirmed COVID-19 cases.

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