One imported coronavirus case reported in the city

Cai Wenjun
38 close contacts on the same plane have been tracked down and put under quarantine.
Cai Wenjun

One imported novel coronavirus cases was reported in the city on Friday, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Saturday morning.

The newly diagnosed case is a Chinese studying in the UK, who arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on May 29.

The patient has been transferred to a designated hospital for COVID-19 treatment, while 38 close contacts on the same plane have been tracked down and put under quarantine and observation.

So far, of all the 349 imported cases, 334 have been discharged upon recovery and 17 are still hospitalized.

Meanwhile, one imported suspected case is undergoing test.

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

Of all the 341 local cases, 334 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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