China's Wuhan to test 'all residents' as Covid returns

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People wearing face masks walk on a street market, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease in Wuhan, Hubei province (File photo)

BEIJING: Authorities in Wuhan on Tuesday said they would test its entire population for Covid-19 after the central Chinese city where the coronavirus emerged reported its first local infections in more than a year.
The city of 11 million is "swiftly launching comprehensive nucleic acid testing of all residents", senior Wuhan official Li Tao said at a press conference Tuesday, a day after seven cases were found.


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