6 new imported COVID-19 cases reported in city
Six more imported cases were reported in the city as of midnight Wednesday, which has brought the total number of imported coronavirus cases to 183, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Thursday. Another 16 imported suspected cases are undergoing check.
Two imported cases, from Spain and France, respectively, were discharged upon recovery on Wednesday.
Among the newly diagnosed patients, three are Chinese students abroad, one in the US and two in the UK.
Two are Chinese working in Russia and one is an American. The American, a holder of China’s permanent residency, is not on the new list that temporarily suspends the entry into China of foreign nationals holding valid visas or residence permits.
All of them were put under quarantine upon arrival at the Pudong International Airport and developed symptoms during quarantine.
Now the six patients have been transferred to the designated hospital and their 34 close contacts on the planes have been tracked and put under quarantine and observation.
Among the total 183 imported cases, 16 have been discharged upon recovery and 167 are hospitalized, including one in critical condition.
No new local cases or suspected cases were reported in the latest 24 hours.
Among the 339 local cases, 327 have been discharged upon recovery, and six are hospitalized, including five in critical condition. There are so far six local fatalities.
No asymptomatic infection cases are undergoing medical observation right now, the health commission said.