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Wuhan Reports First New Case of Covid-19 Since April 3

It has been more than a month since the last reported case.
by Andie Estella
May 10, 2020
Photo/s: Polina Tankilevitch/Pexels

According to a news report by CNN, local health officials from the city of Wuhan have confirmed their first COVID-19 case since April 3. Wuhan’s borders were reopened on April 8, after a 76-day lockdown.

A total of six patients from the same community have been admitted to hospitals for further observation: Four have shown no symptoms as of reporting, one male is in critical condition, and his wife has tested positive as an asymptomatic case. These patients all come from a neighborhood that has documented a total of 20 confirmed cases.

According to the Wuhan Health Commission (WHC), the new case is linked to "past community infection." The WHC reports that as of Saturday, May 9, there have been a total of 50,334 confirmed cases in the city of Wuhan.

H/t: CNN