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China's Wuhan Reports No New Coronavirus Infections for First Time

By Kyodo News 19 March 2020

BEIJING—China’s health authorities on Thursday reported no new cases of novel coronavirus infection in Wuhan, the epicenter of the country’s outbreak, marking the first time the city has experienced no instances of local transmission since the viral epidemic began late last year.

The National Health Commission said all 34 new cases detected in the 24 hours to the end of Wednesday were found in travelers from abroad, up from 13 a day earlier and the highest number in a single day.

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