4 new COVID-19 cases reported in Shanghai

Cai Wenjun
They are all Chinese, two working in the Philippines and a pair of father and son both working in Singapore. One imported suspected case is undergoing test.
Cai Wenjun

Four new imported coronavirus cases were reported in Shanghai on Friday, while two imported patients — one from Mexico and the other from Singapore — were discharged from hospital upon recovery, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Saturday morning.

The new cases are all Chinese, two working in the Philippines and a pair of father and son both working in Singapore.

All the new patients have been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment, while all the 133 close contacts on the planes have been put under quarantine and observation at designated place.

So far, of all the 406 imported cases, 387 have been discharged upon recovery and 19 are still hospitalized.

One imported suspected case is undergoing test.

No new locally transmitted or suspected cases were reported on Friday.

Of all the 342 local cases, 335 have been discharged upon recovery. There have been so far seven local fatalities.

No asymptomatic infection cases are undergoing medical observation now, the health commission said.

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