One imported coronavirus case reported in the city

Cai Wenjun
The newly diagnosed case is a Chinese working in Mexico, who arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on May 31.
Cai Wenjun

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

The newly diagnosed case is a Chinese working in Mexico, who arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on May 31.

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

So far, of all the 350 imported cases, 332 have been discharged upon recovery and 18 are still hospitalized.

Meanwhile, two imported suspected cases are undergoing test.

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

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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