Overall, China reported 30 new coronavirus cases on the mainland by June 5, up from 24 the day before, the country’s health authority said in a statement Sunday. Of the new cases, 23 were imported.
The remaining seven cases were all local infections in Guangzhou, according to data from Guangdong province, where Guangzhou is the capital.
In Guangzhou, mass testing of residents is being carried out in 11 districts. People leaving the city must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test result in the past two days, Chen Bin, deputy director of the Guangzhou Municipal Health Commission, said during a press conference on Sunday. state news agency Xinhua on his social media account.
China also reported 18 new asymptomatic infections, compared with 28 the day before. China does not classify asymptomatic Covid-19 infections as confirmed cases.
As of June 5, China has tallied a total of 91,248 confirmed cases of Covid-19 since the pandemic began. His death toll was unchanged at 4,636.