Over the past day in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the first was recorded a new type of coronavirus, has not found a new infected during the conduct of a comprehensive validation of the population. It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to data of the Committee on health.

It is known that as a result of the city’s may 31, more than 60 thousand tests for nucleic acid was not detected even in asymptomatic carriers of the virus. Thus, for the first time since the publication of such cases in Wuhan have been recorded in the increase in their numbers. Since may 14, the city held a General screening of the population at COVID-19, during this time there found 189 infected.

29 March, scientists from the Center for control and prevention of diseases of China has denied the version about the origin of the coronavirus in the seafood market in Wuhan. They tested samples from a place that was considered the source of infection, and found no traces of the infection. However, the hypothesis that the virus was transmitted to humans from bats, was confirmed.

As of 1 June, in the world more than 6.1 million infected with the coronavirus, including more than 372 thousand died, more than 2.6 million cured. Outbreak of pneumonia COVID-19 caused by a new type of coronavirus, was first recorded in December 2019 in Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization announced that the situation can be characterized as a pandemic.