Local officials said there have been six confirmed local transmissions of the coronavirus and six asymptomatic individuals who tested positive, all of them connected to the Qingdao Chest Hospital, described by the Hindustan Times as a treatment center for "imported" coronavirus cases, including foreign tourists and Chinese who have traveled overseas. The Health Ministry numbers released Tuesday raised India's confirmed total to more than 7.17 million since the pandemic began.
"I am infected, but not sick", Tiago said.
Qingdao's mass testing campaign is not China's first.
China has once before moved to test a whole city after recording just a handful of new cases.
Staff members in protective suits deliver living materials for residents in a sealed-off neighbourhood in Qingdao. He played in Sunday's 0-0 draw against France.
But trick-or-treating on October 31 must be done outside houses, said Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer.
The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hopes for a rapid vaccine rollout suffered a setback as United States pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly said on Tuesday it had suspended the Phase 3 trial of its antibody treatment over an unspecified incident, the second in less than 24 hours after Johnson & Johnson ran into a similar problem.
Some made it into late-stage clinical testing, but optimism was dampened on Monday when Johnson & Johnson announced that the 60,000-patient study was temporarily halted in one participant because of an unexplained disease.
J&J's research head Mathai Mammen told investors it was a "temporary pause" that could be unrelated to their drug.
The Chinese city of Qingdao is testing its entire population of nine million people for Covid-19 over a period of five days.
"While the daily new-case counts in the US and Europe are in the tens of thousands, China's are in the low two digits, and nearly all the infections are brought in by people traveling from other countries".
All the cases were linked to the same hospital, said the state-run Global Times.
As of this week, China has recorded 85,578 confirmed cases and 4634 deaths from the coronavirus, according to the country's National Health Commission.
China's confirmed Covid-19 death toll now stands at 4,739, while the USA, the world's worst-hit country, has seen more than 214,000 deaths. The curfew was first imposed last week in some parts of densely populated Western province, where the cluster was reported.
The World Bank said the financing program will include technical support to recipient countries so they can prepare for deploying vaccines at scale, and will signal to drug companies that there will be strong demand and ample financing for Covid-19 vaccines in developing countries. The ministry also reported 706 deaths in the past 24 hours, taking total fatalities to 109,856.
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, whose country has the highest death toll in Europe, on Monday had already ordered pubs in Liverpool to shut as part of a new strategy.