Wuhan: An official has been sacked in Wuhan, capital of China’s Hubei province where the coronavirus pandemic originated last December, after the city reported six new confirmed COVID-19 cases, authorities said on Monday.
Zhang Yuxin was removed from his post for poor management over the closing-off and control of the Sanmin residential community, where he served as secretary, reports Xinhua news agency.
Wuhan reported a total of six new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday and Sunday.
All the patients are from the Sanmin residential community.
The community had previously reported 20 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
As of Monday, China had a total of 84,010 COVID-19 cases, with 4,637 deaths.