SHANGHAI: China reported no new regionally transmitted mainland COVID-19 case for the first time in nearly two months, official knowledge confirmed on Monday (February 8), indicating that it has managed to stamp out the most recent wave of the illness.
The whole variety of COVID-19 circumstances rose barely to 14 infections in February. A day earlier, the quantity rose from seven to 12, the National Health Commission mentioned in a press release, however all have been imported infections from abroad. Seven of the circumstances have been in Shanghai, the remainder in the southeastern Guangdong province.
This marked the first time China has had zero local infections since December 16, 2020, suggesting the aggressive steps taken by authorities managed to cease the illness from spreading farther from main clusters in Hebei province surrounding Beijing and the northeastern Heilongjiang and Jilin provinces.
The variety of new asymptomatic circumstances, which China doesn’t classify as confirmed COVID-19 circumstances, rose to 16 from 10 a day earlier, the National Health Commission mentioned in a press release.
The whole variety of COVID-19 circumstances in mainland China stands at 89,706, whereas the dying toll is unchanged at 4,636.