A medical worker collects a sample from a person for nucleic acid testing in Shufu County of Kashgar Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Oct. 26, 2020. (Xinhua/Hu Huhu)
URUMQI, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region identified five new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 19 asymptomatic ones between 12 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday, a local health official said at a press conference on Tuesday.
All the cases were reported in Shufu County of south Xinjiang's Kashgar Prefecture. ■