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China's Anhui reports new local COVID-19 infection

Updated:Jul 26,2021 17:18 PM Xinhua

HEFEI, July 25 (Xinhua) -- East China's Anhui Province Sunday reported a new locally transmitted asymptomatic COVID-19 case in the city of Wuhu.

The carrier is a close contact of a previously reported COVID-19 infection case in Nanjing, capital of the neighboring Jiangsu Province, according to the COVID-19 prevention and control headquarters in Wuhu.

Authorities have put the carrier under isolated medical observation and started contact tracing. Citywide nucleic acid testing is underway.

Nanjing has seen a recent COVID-19 outbreak, and Saturday reported two new confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and two asymptomatic cases. By Saturday, the number of confirmed locally transmitted cases in the city's latest epidemic outbreak had risen to 37, with another 20 asymptomatic cases. Enditem