China New Coronavirus Cases Dropped as New Cases Came from Overseas

China Sees Down on Coronavirus Cases, New Cases Came from Overseas

Mainland China saw a drop on its daily tally of new coronavirus cases, as the new number of infections arrives from abroad.

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In a report of Reuters, China had reported 39 new case on Sunday, down from the 46 a day earlier, said National Health Commission. The said confirm patients were Chinese student who arrived from abroad.

The capital Beijing ramped up measures to contained infections, diverting all international flights from to other airports in other cities. Including Shanghai and as far west as Xian, where passengers will undergo virus screening.

According to the National Health Commission, Beijing’s reported 10 new imported cases is much lower from 13 a day earlier. Infections from overseas in the city struck a full time on March 21.

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Shanghai and Guangzhou also said that all incoming international passengers are undergoing tests to screen for coronavirus, expanding a program previously only applied to those coming from countries that are severely affected.

Guangdong province has seen seven new infections imported, Fujian has four and Jiangsu has two. Hebei, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Shandong and Sichuan each saw only one case, bringing total import cases to China up to 314 to date.

Shanghai reported 10 new cases on Sunday, down from a record 14 a day earlier. Mainland China has seen no new infections locally.

In Wuhan, the capital of central Hubei, authorities have eased tough lockdown measures because the epicenter outbreak in China has no new infection reported on the fifth day. Wuhan downtown remains the only high-risk area in the province, with other cities and counties in Hubei now classified as low-risk.

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