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Technology Covid-19: for the first time since the start of the pandemic, China reports no new case

16:51  23 may  2020
16:51  23 may  2020 Source:   leparisien.fr

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The cradle of the new coronavirus did not identify any contamination on Saturday, an unprecedented fact since the data was published.

This is where the pandemic was born. In the meantime, it has spread to the surface of the globe, contaminating more than 5 million people, including nearly 330,000 fatally. In China, there were no new cases of contamination with coronavirus on Saturday. It was the first time since the country began publishing data on the epidemic in January.

The disease appeared at the end of 2019 in Wuhan , but the contagion has been practically stopped in the country, where the latest assessment indicates nearly 83,000 cases of contamination, including 4,634 fatal.

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"We have obtained a major strategic success in our response to Covid-19" , proclaimed Friday the Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang, at the opening of the plenary session of the National People's Assembly (PNA), grand- annual mass of communist power. Before 3000 deputies with masked faces, Mr. Li stressed, however, "the immense task" that remained to be accomplished.

The Trump administration accuses the Chinese authorities of having delayed in alerting the world to the epidemic and of having concealed the magnitude of it. Beijing has vigorously denied the charges of concealment, claiming that it has always shared its information about the epidemic in a timely manner with WHO and other countries.

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Coronavirus: Wuhan bans the consumption of wild animals .
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