4 imported COVID-19 cases reported in Shanghai

Chen Xiaoli
They are two Chinese, one Brazilian and one French. Meanwhile, six patients have been discharged upon recovery, and two imported suspected cases are undergoing test.
Chen Xiaoli

The city reported four new imported novel coronavirus cases on Saturday, while six patients were discharged from hospital upon recovery, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Sunday morning.

The first new patient is a Chinese working in Russia who arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on September 18.

The second patient is a Chinese working in Ghana while the third one is a Brazilian. They both transferred via France and arrived at the Shanghai airport on the same flight on September 18 together with the fourth patient, a French who departed from the country on September 17.

All the new cases have been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment, while 174 close contacts on the same planes with them have been put under quarantine and observation at designated places.

So far, of all the 630 imported cases, 581 have been discharged upon recovery and 49 are still hospitalized.

Two imported suspected cases are undergoing test.

No new locally transmitted or suspected cases were reported on Saturday, according to the commission.

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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