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Shanghai reports 77 symptomatic, 746 asymptomatic COVID cases for May 16 – Metro US

Shanghai reports 77 symptomatic, 746 asymptomatic COVID cases for May 16

FILE PHOTO: COVID-19 outbreak in Shanghai
FILE PHOTO: COVID-19 outbreak in Shanghai

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The Chinese financial hub of Shanghai reported 746 new local asymptomatic coronavirus cases for May 16, down from 869 a day earlier, data released on Tuesday showed.

Confirmed symptomatic cases rose to 77 from 69 the previous day.

There were zero cases found outside quarantined areas, same as reported a day earlier. The city reported one new COVID-19 related death, compared with four a day earlier.

(Reporting by Shanghai newsroom; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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