An official has been sacked in Wuhan, capital of China’s Hubei province where the coronavirus pandemic originated in December last year.
The official has been terminated from his job after the city reported six new confirmed COVID-19 cases.
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, Xinhua reported.
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.