1st LD-Writethru: Xinjiang reports 13 new confirmed COVID-19 cases


URUMQI, July 24 (Xinhua) — Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported 13 new confirmed domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the regional health commission said Friday.

The 13 confirmed patients were all in the regional capital Urumqi, according to the commission.

The region also registered 19 new asymptomatic cases, all in Urumqi, on Thursday.

The regional capital city has sampled over 2.3 million people for COVID-19 nucleic acid tests, according to a press conference held Friday by the regional information office.

By Thursday, Xinjiang had 95 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 85 asymptomatic cases, and 3,346 people were still under medical observation. Enditem


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