China's Harbin launches 3rd round of mass nucleic acid testing

HARBIN, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, conducted the third nucleic acid testing in its six main urban areas Monday, after two positive cases screened in the second nucleic acid testing.

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The city reported seven locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of local cases in the city to 32 since the latest round of epidemic broke out.

The city's anti-epidemic headquarters added five medium-risk areas on Monday. Harbin currently has 27 medium-risk areas across the city.

By Sunday, the province reported 34 locally confirmed cases and one asymptomatic case, according to the provincial health committee.