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China's Wuhan to Test All Residents After New Virus Cluster Identified

By Kyodo News 13 May 2020

BEIJING—Wuhan, the original epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak, has decided to test all of its residents, as an infection cluster recently cropped up for the first time since its 76-day lockdown was lifted in April, Chinese media reported Tuesday.

In the central Chinese city, where the virus was first detected late last year, six new infection cases were confirmed earlier this month in the same residential compound. Wuhan is a business and transportation hub with a population of around 11 million.

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