Top official sacked following new confirmed Covid-19 cases in China's Wuhan


People wait at a bus station in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on Monday (May 11). China reported a second day of new cases of coronavirus in Wuhan on May 11 after a month without new infections at the pandemic's global epicentre, offering a stark warning of the dangers of a fresh wave. - AFP

WUHAN: An official has been sacked in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province after the city recently reported six new confirmed Covid-19 (coronavirus) cases, local authorities said on Monday (May 11).

Zhang Yuxin was removed from his posts for poor management over the closing-off and control of the Sanmin residential community, which is under the jurisdiction of Changqing Street, where Zhang served as secretary and member of the Changqing Street working committee of the Communist Party of China.

Wuhan reported a total of six new confirmed Covid-19 cases on Saturday and Sunday. There was another five cases reported on Monday.

All the patients are from the Sanmin residential community.

The community had previously reported 20 confirmed Covid-19 cases. - Xinhua/Asian News Network
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