COVID-19: Wuhan reports no confirmed cases among asymptomatic carriers after lifting lockdown

Wuhan City, the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic in China, has reported zero confirmed cases of COVID-19 among symptomatic carriers in the week following the lifting of its lockdown on April 8, said local media.

According to the report, a total of 225,999 people in Wuhan were tested for coronavirus during the week, finding 130 asymptomatic cases, a 0.0575-percent positive rate. None of these cases have turned into confirmed cases.

The city has also observed 542 people who had close contacts with an infected person, and found no asymptomatic or confirmed cases among them.