Shanghai Health Commission reported a total of 0 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 0 local asymptomatic cases this morning, Monday, September 13.
It is the first time no cases have been reported in a week, since Monday, September 5.
This year's 12th typhoon, Muifa, is predicted to make landfall in neighboring Zhejiang Province tomorrow afternoon, according to the National Meteorological Center.
A level-4 emergency response has been declared by local flood prevention authorities, the lowest in a four-tier system.
Muifa is currently traveling northwest in the East China Sea at a speed of about 10 kilometers per hour, with winds of over 150 kilometers per hour at its center, and its force gradually increasing as it moves.
Expect rain and gale-force winds in the next three days, as it passes directly over Shanghai, and temperatures of between 23 to 30 degrees Celsius.
That said, the course of a typhoon can change suddenly. Keep track of Typhoon Muifa by clicking the link below.
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