green code will be given; if the test result is positive, a red code will be issued, which will be treated as asymptomatic infection or confirmed case after diagnosis.
Expert: COVID-19 Will Not Disappear in Half a Year
On April 6, Liu Youning, the leader of the expert group of the Chinese army supporting Hubei Province in the frontline and the respiratory expert of the General Hospital of the People's Liberation Army, was interviewed by CCTV.
Liu said that judging from the current situation, the novel coronavirus which was very little affected by the temperature could not disappear within half a year, as the northern and southern hemispheres were suffering from the disease at the same time. The brand-new virus is highly contiguous in concealed ways and the information we have is far from enough. Thus, to beat it, we should place hope on a vaccine.
Zhejiang Saw One New Imported Case
Tuesday Zhejiang saw one new imported COVID-19 case from UK. As of 24:00 on April 7, a total of 48 imported cases were reported in Zhejiang and 16 of them were discharged. In addition, three new imported asymptomatic infections were confirmed, two from UK and one from Burkina Faso.
Chinese mainland reports 62 new COVID-19 infections and 137 new asymptomatic cases on Tuesday.
Wuhan Ends Months-Long Lockdown
Wuhan City, Hubei Province ground zero for COVID-19 in China announces the end of the lockdown that started on January 23.
With nearly no new infections since late March, life in Wuhan is gradually returning to normal. Inbound and outbound travel restrictions, as well as other control measures, are lifted on April 8.
Out of 67,800 confirmed cases in the city, 64,000 have recovered so far.
China Sends Medical Supplies to 18 African Countries
China's medical supplies for 18 African countries arrived in Accra, capital of Ghana on Monday, and are scheduled to be delivered to the other 17 countries within a few days.
The supply marked China's assistance to 18 countries across Central and West Africa to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Ghana is one of the 52 African countries that have recorded COVID-19 cases. Its confirmed COVID-19 cases have surpassed 9,000, with over 400 deaths. Over 800 patients have recovered.
Other beneficiary African countries are Nigeria, Senegal, Gabon, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Liberia, Mali, Burkina Faso, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Togo, Benin, Cape Verde, and Sao Tome and Principe.
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