May 14, 2021

China maintains a low trend of new infections with 1 “imported” case

China continues its downward trend of new coronavirus infections by accounting in the last 24 hours for a single new case, “imported” from abroad, and prolongs its streak without deaths from the resulting COVID-19, the National Commission of Health.

The health authorities specified that the only contagion detected in the entire country during this Friday was identified in the Tianjin municipality, in the north of the country.

According to the official source, it was a contagion from abroad, one of the so-called “imported” cases that have worried Beijing so much in recent weeks and that led to the decree prohibiting foreigners from entering the country since 28 March and at the border closure with Russia in the northeast of the Chinese territory.

According to the commission, China adds a total of 13 new cases in the first eight days of this month, and the last day that the Asian country registered double digits in the new infections chapter was April 30, with 12 cases.

Likewise, the health authorities reported that, until last local midnight (16:00 GMT on Friday), 53 patients were discharged and another 3 were removed from the state of gravity, which leaves the number of active infected in China at 208, 15 of which are in serious condition.

The official body did not report any deaths in its last part, so the total number of deaths from the COVID-19 disease remains at 4,633, among the 82,887 infected patients officially diagnosed in China since the start of the pandemic, and that 78,046 successfully overcame the disease and were discharged.

To date, 736,372 close contacts with the infected have been medically followed up, of which 5,859 are still under observation, and of these, 8 would be suspected cases of being infected with the virus.

As for the asymptomatic infected, China registered 15 new cases in this latest report, which places the total of asymptomatic under observation at 836.

In Hong Kong cases remain at 1,044 with four deaths and in Taiwan there are a total of 440 cases and 6 deaths.


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