COVID-19 Latest News in China: Only 7 New Cases, All Imported
|Latest data released by National Health Commission by midnight, May 27, 2021|
Three cases were reported in Sichuan, two were reported in Shanghai and one each in Jiangsu and Guangdong, according to the commission.
Two new suspected cases arriving from outside the mainland were reported Thursday in Shanghai, it added.
No new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported Thursday.
The latest updates and crucial information on COVID-19 pandemic in China
A total of 6,019 imported cases had been reported on the mainland by the end of Thursday. Among them, 5,728 had been discharged from hospitals following recovery, and 291 remained hospitalized. No deaths had been reported among the imported cases.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland reached 91,045 by Thursday, including 316 patients still receiving treatment, four of whom were in severe conditions.
A total of 86,093 patients had been discharged from hospitals following recovery on the mainland, and 4,636 had died as a result of the virus.
There were three suspected COVID-19 cases on the mainland on Thursday.
A total of 26 asymptomatic cases were newly reported, five of which were reported in Guangdong. There were a total of 405 asymptomatic cases, of whom 373 were imported, under medical observation by Thursday.
By the end of Thursday, Guangdong Province had reported a total of 2,428 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 1,028 imported ones, according to the commission
By the end of Thursday, 11,836 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 210 deaths, had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), while 51 cases had been reported in the Macao SAR, and 6,761 cases, including 59 deaths, had been reported in Taiwan.
A total of 11,565 COVID-19 patients in the Hong Kong SAR had been discharged from hospitals following recovery, while 49 had been discharged in the Macao SAR, and 1,133 had been discharged in Taiwan.
China reports adverse reaction rate of 11.86 out of 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses
The incidence of adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines in China is 11.86 out of 100,000 doses, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) said on Friday.
A total of 31,434 cases of adverse reactions were reported from Dec. 15, 2020 to April 30 this year when 265 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered across the Chinese mainland, said China CDC.
The incidence of severe adverse reactions is 0.07 out of 100,000 doses, which means severe reactions are very rare, said the agency.
The incidence of adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines is lower than the average incidence of adverse reactions to other vaccines reported in 2019, it added.
Thai princess approves Chinese vaccine
The sister of Thailand’s king raised eyebrows this week when she bypassed the country’s government and approved coronavirus vaccine imports by a research institution she chairs.
The surprise intervention was the latest incident in which Southeast Asian elites appeared to skirt their countries’ rules on vaccination use and procurement, and it comes as another wave of coronavirus infections crashes over the region.
Only about 1.4 percent of Thailand’s more than 66 million people have been fully vaccinated. More than 1 million signed up to get the vaccine in Bangkok alone Thursday, the first day that registration opened, according to the Bangkok Post. That same day, the country reported a new national record of 47 covid deaths in 24 hours.
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