Qingdao tests 4.2m due to virus outbreak

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

China says it has carried out more than 4.2 million tests in the northern port city of Qingdao, with no new coronavirus patients among the almost 2 million results received.

The city has reported a total of 12 patients, six with symptoms and six without, since the new outbreak was first spotted over the weekend at a hospital.

China on Wednesday reported 27 new patients, including 13 of local transmission and 14 brought from outside the country.

The local patients included seven that had been shifted to confirmed from asymptomatic. It wasn’t immediately clear whether any of those involved cases reported in Qingdao. -AP