The National Health Commission of China announced today the detection of 191 new positives for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus this Saturday, 131 of them due to local contagion in Shaanxi (center, 123), Zhejiang (east, 7) and Henan (center, 1).
Of the 123 cases discovered in Shaanxi, 122 correspond to its capital, Xian, which has been confined for more than a week by an outbreak.
The remaining 60 cases were found among foreign travelers in Shanghai (east, 18), Guangzhou (southeast, 10), Fujian (southeast, 9), Guangxi (south, 8), Tianjin (northeast, 5), Sichuan (central , 4), Zhejiang (east, 2), Shandong (east, 2), Liaoning (northeast, 1) and Yunnan (south, 1).
The health authorities also reported today the detection of 52 asymptomatic cases, 4 of them due to local contagion, although Beijing does not count them as confirmed cases unless they manifest symptoms.
The total of this type of infections under observation is 550, of which 519 come from other territories.
The National Health Commission also detailed that, until last local midnight (16:00 GMT on Saturday), 64 patients were discharged after successfully overcoming the covid.
The total number of active infected in mainland China amounts to 3,013, 16 of which are serious.
According to the accounts of the institution, since the beginning of the pandemic, 102,505 people have been infected in the country, among whom 94,856 have managed to heal and 4,636 died.
To date, 1,427,650 close contacts with infected people have been followed up, of which 42,965 remain under observation.