One imported coronavirus case reported in Shanghai

Cai Wenjun
The newly diagnosed patient is a Chinese working in the US and arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on June 25.
Cai Wenjun
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One new imported novel coronavirus case was reported in the city on Saturday, while one imported patient from Mexico was discharged upon recovery, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Sunday morning.

The newly diagnosed patient is a Chinese working in the US and arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on June 25.

The patient has been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment, while all the 61 close contacts on the same plane with the case have been tracked down and put under quarantine and observation.

So far, of all the 366 imported cases, 341 have been discharged upon recovery and 25 are still hospitalized.

One imported suspected case is 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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