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China’s Shanghai reports 39 new COVID-related deaths on April 23 – Metro US

China’s Shanghai reports 39 new COVID-related deaths on April 23

COVID-19 outbreak in Shanghai
COVID-19 outbreak in Shanghai

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The Chinese financial hub of Shanghai reported 39 new deaths among its COVID-19 patients on April 23, up from 12 the day before, the local government said on Sunday.

The city also recorded 19,657 new local asymptomatic coronavirus cases, down from 20,634 a day earlier. The number of confirmed symptomatic infections stood at 1,401, also down from 2,736 the previous day.

Shanghai is currently battling China’s biggest-ever COVID-19 outbreak.

(Reporting by David Stanway and Brenda Goh; Editing by Leslie Adler)

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