China said on Thursday that more than 18,000 people are still stranded in quarantine amid a spike in COVID-19 cases across the country.
The entry comes six months after the World Health Organization declares the novel coronavirus a global health emergency. Since then, the virus has spread and infected more than 17 million people worldwide and killed 667,808 people – a number that is increasing daily.
More than 66 percent of China’s residents are in the western province of Xinjiang. Authorities have closed some residential areas, restricted public transport and ordered mass testing as authorities struggle to flare up.
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Beijing last reported more than 18,000 people who were in close contact with confirmed coronovirus cases on 3 April.
According to the National Health Commission of China, at the height of the epidemic, the number of balloons was 189,000.
On Wednesday, China reported 105 new cases of COVID-19.
But the upward trend is not only in China.
Australia recorded more than 700 new infections on Thursday with more than 13 deaths and was its deadliest day.
In the United States, there have been more than 4.4 million total infections. According to a tally at Johns Hopkins University, the death toll in the world so far has been 150,733.
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The outbreak of the country comes amid signs of serious milestones that the country’s outbreak is beginning to stabilize in 15 southern states, but growing in the Midwest, is brought in by young people who are masked and visiting bars, restaurants and gyms.