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Chinese health authorities reported this Thursday a total of 47 deaths from Covid-19 in the country’s largest city, Shanghai, for a cumulative 4,923 deaths since the start of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic.

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According to the National Health Commission, the Asian country has recorded a total of 285 deaths since a new quarantine was established last March as a measure given the increase in people positive for the coronavirus.

Likewise, Shanghai confirmed 1,292 new positive patients for Covid-19 and 9,330 asymptomatic carriers of SARS-CoV-2, while on Tuesday there were 48 deaths from the disease (one more than this Thursday) for a total of 4,876 deaths, for so comparisons cannot be made on the decrease in deaths, local authorities declared.

The Chinese National Health Commission also pointed out that 1,503 new positive cases of the coronavirus are reported at the national level, 1,494 of them due to local contagion and the rest imported.

The entity indicated that the localities with the highest number of cases of community transmission were Shanghai (in the east, with 1,292 positives), Jilin (northeast, with 56) and the city of Beijing (in the north, with 48).

The total number of active infections in mainland China amounts to 25,506, of which 399 are in serious condition, and in the territory since the start of the pandemic, 208,584 people have been infected in the country and 4,923 have died.

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