China Reports No New Locally Transmitted Coronavirus Cases for the First Time Since the the Pandemic Brokeout

China has reported no new locally transmitted coronavirus cases for the first time since the the pandemic began, marking a major turning point in the global battle to contain Covid-19.

As the danger has reduced in China, the infection rate continues to surge globally, with countries across multiple continents now grappling with fast-expanding outbreaks of their own. As of Thursday afternoon, the virus had infected more than 218,800 people worldwide.