Shanghai Health Commission reported a total of 1 locally transmitted COVID-19 case this morning, Saturday, June 18.
A further 6 local asymptomatic cases were also reported.
That makes a total of 7 new cases reported, 3 more than the 4 reported yesterday, Friday, June 17.
Of the 1 new local case reported today, 1 tested positive during central quarantine, while 0 tested positive while being screened as a part of risk groups.
Of the 6 new asymptomatic cases, 5 tested positive during central quarantine, while 1 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 asymptomatic case outside of central quarantine were in the following areas:
1 in Putuo 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 Jiading District
0 in Jing'an District
0 in Jinshan District
0 in Minhang District
0 in Pudong New Area
0 in Qingpu District
0 in Songjiang 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 finally begins getting back to 'normal life' – click the link below to find out what that constitutes:
A negative PCR test result obtained within the last 72 hours is currently a must in Shanghai should you wish to take part in the aforementioned 'normal life' – click the link below to find out where to get one:
Meanwhile, those Shanghai residents who do not do a PCR test within seven days of their last test will see their health code turn yellow:
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