URUMQI, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Tuesday reported one confirmed case of COVID-19, according to local authorities.
The case is the husband of an asymptomatic case reported on Sunday in the city of Horgos, and has been sent to a designated hospital for treatment, according to the regional COVID-19 prevention and control headquarters.
By 5 p.m. Tuesday, the city had completed its second citywide nucleic acid testing. With the exception of the one confirmed case, all other results were negative. A third round of testing is underway.
On Sunday, Xinjiang reported two asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 during regular nucleic testing in Horgos.