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Xinjiang reports 26 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

07 Aug 2020, 11:30 GMT+10

A press conference is held by the Information Office of the People's Government of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in Urumqi, capital city of northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 6, 2020. (Xinhua/Song Yanhua)

URUMQI, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region reported 26 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, all in the regional capital Urumqi, the regional health commission said Friday in its daily report.

The region also saw 10 new asymptomatic cases in Urumqi Thursday.

By Thursday, Xinjiang had 643 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 128 asymptomatic cases, and 19,546 people were still under medical observation. ■

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