Post-pandemic testing of SARS-CoV-2 in Huanan Seafood Market area in Wuhan, China

Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 25;ciaa1043. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa1043. Online ahead of print.


76 days after the COVID-19 epidemic was contained in Wuhan, the Chinese government carried out a citywide SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid testing for all the residents from May 14th to June 1st, 2020. Our hospital tested 107,662 residents around Huanan Seafood Market, uncovering a positivity rate of 0.006%.

Keywords: COVID-19; Huanan Seafood Market; asymptomatic; infectious.