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. Also Read - Competitive Cricket Set to Return With Fans in Australia After Coronavirus Lockdown

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. Also Read - India Cricketer Robin Uthappa Reveals Battle With Depression, Had Suicidal Thoughts

Wuhan reported a total of six new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Saturday and Sunday. Also Read - Himachal Pradesh News: How These Kinnaur Couple Contracted Coronavirus, First Case in This Remote District

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.