China has reported 51 new COVID19 cases including 40 asymptomatic ones, majority of the cases are from the chinese city of wuhan, where over six million tests have been conducted in the last 10 days, Chinese health officials reported on Monday.
Chinese National Health Commission said that 11 new imported COVID19 cases were reported on Sunday.
As there is no new domestically transmitted COVID19 positive cases were reported in China on Sunday, 11 imported COVID19 cases including 10 in the inner mongolia Autonomous region and one in Sichuan province were reported, the NHC mentioned in its daily report.
Out of the 40 new asymptomatic COVID19 cases, 38 were from the Wuhan, which is currently going mass testing for its 11.2 million citizens after a rise in the asymptomatic COVID19 cases.
Currently, 396 people with COVID19 asymptomatic symptoms are under medical observation in China, including 326 cases in wuhan, according to the health authority.
Asymptomatic cases refer to people who have tested positive for COVID19 but develop no symptoms such as sore throat, cough or fever. However they pose a risk of spreading the deadly virus to others.
Wuhan, which earlier had bearly 50,000 COVID19 cases between January and March, started a campaign on May 14 to expand the nucleic acid testing in order to know the number of asymptomatic cases.
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According to the latest figure released by wuhan health commission, wuhan conducted more than 6 million nucleic acid tests between May 14 and 23.
On Saturday, Wuhan carried out nearly 1.15 million tests, Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.