China's Hubei reports no increase in COVID-19 cases for 28 consecutive days

Source:Xinhua Published: 2020/5/2 13:38:57

Tourists visit the Yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, April 29, 2020.(Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu)

No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported in central China's Hubei Province Friday, the provincial health commission said Saturday.

This marks that Hubei, the once hardest hit Chinese province, has had no new confirmed COVID-19 cases for 28 consecutive days since April 4.

Hubei was cleared of confirmed COVID-19 cases on April 26.

The province reported 647 asymptomatic cases under medical observation, after 18 such cases were added and two released from quarantine Friday.

A total of 282,546 close contacts of COVID-19 patients in the province had been tracked by Friday, 1,378 of whom were still under medical observation.

Hubei has so far reported 68,128 confirmed COVID-19 cases in total, including 50,333 in Wuhan, the provincial capital.

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