China's Hubei reports no increase in COVID-19 cases for 29 consecutive days
No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease were reported in central China's Hubei Province Saturday, the provincial health commission said Sunday.
This marks that Hubei, the once hardest hit Chinese province, has had no new confirmed COVID-19 cases for 29 consecutive days since April 4.
Hubei was cleared of confirmed COVID-19 cases on April 26.
The province reported 651 asymptomatic cases under medical observation, after nine such cases were added and five released from quarantine Saturday.
A total of 282,632 close contacts of COVID-19 patients in the province had been tracked by Saturday, 1,383 of whom were still under medical observation.
Hubei has so far reported 68,128 confirmed COVID-19 cases in total, including 50,333 in Wuhan, the provincial capital.