Shanghai has reported a COVID-19 case outside of central quarantine, after a run of two days reporting zero.
Shanghai Health Commission reported a total of 39 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases this morning, Saturday, May 28.
Of those, 18 were converted from asymptomatic cases, so are not counted as new, leaving a total of 21 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases.
A further 131 local asymptomatic cases were also reported.
That makes a total of 152 new cases reported, 79 fewer than the 231 reported yesterday, Friday, May 27.
Of the 21 new local cases reported today, 20 tested positive during central quarantine, while 1 tested positive while being screened as a part of risk groups.
Of the 131 new asymptomatic cases, 131 tested positive during central quarantine, while 0 tested positive while being screened as a part of risk groups.
That makes a total of 1 case reported outside of central quarantine.
The 1 case outside of central quarantine was in the following area:
1 in Songjiang District
0 in Jiading District
0 in Baoshan District
0 in Changning District
0 in Chongming District
0 in Fengxian District
0 in Hongkou District
0 in Huangpu District
0 in Jing'an District
0 in Jinshan District
0 in Minhang District
0 in Pudong New Area
0 in Putuo District
0 in Qingpu District
0 in Xuhui District
0 in Yangpu District
No deaths were reported in Shanghai today. The death toll in the current outbreak is 588, with all reported to have had underlying diseases.
The numbers come as Shanghai begins easing restrictions, and targets getting back to 'normal life' from June 1.
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