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Wuhan recognizes 300 asymptomatic cases after performing nearly 10 million tests in two weeks

June 2, 2020

The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the current coronavirus pandemic has occurred and has left more than 6 million cases worldwide, has carried out nearly 10 million tests over a two-week period, in which only 300 asymptomatic cases were found. .

Lu Zuxun, a professor at Tongji Medical College at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, said 9,899,828 COVID-19 tests were discussed at a press conference between May 9 and June 1.

Lu said 300 asymptomatic cases were discovered and quarantined, and a total of 1,174 contacts. All contacts gave negative, he stated.

Wuhan recognizes 300 asymptomatic cases after performing nearly 10 million tests in two weeksWuhan recognizes 300 asymptomatic cases after performing nearly 10 million tests in two weeks

Wuhan in central Hubei province launched a campaign on May 14 to test nucleic acid for untested residents. The authorities claimed that the measure aimed to reassure the population before the factories, businesses and schools were reopened. The tests are voluntary and free of charge.