CHINA Xinjiang reports 7 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

CHINA

Xinjiang reports 7 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Xinhua

09:25, August 15, 2020

URUMQI, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported seven new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, all in the regional capital Urumqi, the regional health commission said Saturday in its daily report.

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Medical workers collect swab samples for residents at Tianshan District in Urumqi, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, July 20, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)

The region also registered two new asymptomatic cases in Urumqi Friday.

By Friday, Xinjiang had 438 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 126 asymptomatic cases, and 11,466 people were still under medical observation.

From July 15 to Friday, a total of 384 people were discharged from the hospital after recovery, and 105 asymptomatic cases were dismissed from medical observation in Xinjiang.  


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