China's Fujian reports 120 confirmed COVID-19 cases
East China's Fujian Province reported 120 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases and 19 local asymptomatic carriers as of 6 pm Tuesday, said local authorities.
The confirmed cases occurred in the cities of Putian, Quanzhou, and Xiamen, and the new asymptomatic carrier was detected in Putian, the provincial anti-pandemic workgroup said in a press conference.
All of the infected have been transferred to designated hospitals for treatment.
Since the latest resurgence began on Friday, local authorities have made all-out efforts to trace the close contacts, who are all under concentrated quarantine.
As of Monday, two areas in the province have been classified as COVID-19 high-risk areas and four more as medium-risk areas.