Gansu continues mass COVID-19 testing

Xinhua/ | Updated: 2021-10-28


Medical workers transfer samples to be tested at a makeshift testing center in Lanzhou, Gansu province, on Saturday. Seven movable labs were deployed to Lanzhou to boost the city's testing capacity. [Photo by Tian Xi/for China Daily]

LANZHOU -- In view of the recent COVID-19 outbreaks, Northwest China's Gansu province has initiated the fourth round of nucleic acid testing in the provincial capital of Lanzhou.

From Oct 18 to the end of Wednesday, Gansu had logged 63 local confirmed cases in the COVID-19 resurgence.

The provincial health commission reported eight new locally transmitted confirmed cases on Wednesday with two of the cases in Lanzhou, four in Zhangye city and two others in Jiayuguan city.