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China's border city Ruili to start 3rd round of COVID-19 tests
Published: Apr 11, 2021 08:33 AM
A medical worker takes a swab sample from a woman for COVID-19 testing at a testing site in Ruili City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 6, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

A medical worker takes a swab sample from a woman for COVID-19 testing at a testing site in Ruili City, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 6, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
The city of Ruili in southwest China's Yunnan Province is scheduled to start its third round of city-wide nucleic acid testing for COVID-19 on Sunday, the local government said.

Ruili, where new local clusters of cases have been identified, has concluded its second round of city-wide tests, with 18 samples positive for COVID-19. Totally 382,568 samples were collected and tested.

As of Friday, 88 confirmed cases and 39 asymptomatic cases were receiving treatment or under medical observation in designated hospitals in Yunnan.
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