One new imported coronavirus case reported in Shanghai

Cai Wenjun
The new case is a Chinese living in Brazil and arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on July 30.
Cai Wenjun

One new imported coronavirus case was reported in Shanghai on Saturday, while three imported patients — two from the US and one from Zambia — were discharged from hospital upon recovery, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Sunday morning.

The new case is a Chinese living in Brazil and arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on July 30.

The new patient has been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment, while all the 29 close contacts on the planes have been put under quarantine and observation at designated place.

So far, of all the 407 imported cases, 390 have been discharged upon recovery and 17 are still hospitalized.

One imported suspected case is undergoing test.

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

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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