Among them, there were 40 cases of pandemic coronavirus infection in the country, mostly in the outbreak in eastern Jiangsu Province.
Beijing applies extremely strict prevention measures in all cases where COVID-19 foci are detected in China. At present, the capital of Jiangsu, Nanjing, with 9.2 million. population, tens of thousands of people are under strict quarantine in the wake of an airport-related outbreak last week.
“Of the 40 domestic infections, 39 were in Jiangsu Province and one in Liaoning,” the National Health Commission said in a statement on Monday.
No deaths of COVID-19 patients were confirmed in China last day.
The contacts also identified five people traveling through Nanjing Airport who were confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus on arrival in neighboring Anhui and three other provinces. There are concerns that country-wide constraints could be imposed as a result of this focus.
This prompted Nanjing officials to begin a second round of universal testing from Sunday to identify patients whose COVID-19 symptoms may occur later than usual.
Beijing has also made urgent efforts to contain small outbreaks in the border provinces, fearing that a more contagious variant of the coronavirus delta would not spread.
One new outbreak was reported on Monday in northeastern Liaoning Province, bordering North Korea. Since Thursday, the number of local infections has risen to five.
Yunnan province in southwestern China has reported a chain of COVID-19 linked to neighboring Myanmar, where junta that seized power in February is struggling to cope with rising morbidity.
In this province, 79 cases of COVID-19 have been detected since 20 June, almost half of which concern Myanmar.
Beijing tightened border controls and even provided more than 10,000. doses of the vaccine from COVID-19 to the Kitten Independence Army, a spokesman for the rebel group said on Saturday.
Facial recognition technologies were used to monitor the movement and health of people in the border town of Yunnan in Yunnan.
A 5,000-bed quarantine clinic for people from abroad is being built at the then-important southern manufacturing center in Guangdong, where the COVID-19 fireplace has also recently developed.
In China, where the new coronavirus was first diagnosed at the end of 2019 in the central city of Wuhan, 92,605 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed so far and 4,636 have died.