4 new COVID-19 cases reported in Shanghai

Cai Wenjun
They are three imported patients, including two Chinese and an Indian, and one local patient who is related to the Indian case.
Cai Wenjun

Three imported novel coronavirus cases and one local case, which is related to an imported patient, were reported in the city on Monday, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Tuesday morning.

The newly diagnosed imported patients include a Chinese studying in the UK, a Chinese working in the US and a 5-year-old Indian girl who arrived in the city with her mother on June 20. The related case is the Indian girl's father.

The girl's mother was confirmed infection on June 21. Her father, an Indian who came to Shanghai in March for work, went to the quarantine site to accompany the girl under approval. He then started to show symptoms and was confirmed infection, the commission said.

All the new patients have been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment, while all the 122 close contacts have been tracked down and put under quarantine and observation.

So far, of all the 370 imported cases, 341 have been discharged upon recovery and 29 are still hospitalized.

One imported suspected case is undergoing test.

Of all the 342 local cases, 334 have been discharged upon recovery and one patient is hospitalized for treatment. There have been so far seven local fatalities.

No locally suspected case or asymptomatic infection cases are undergoing medical observation now, the health commission said.

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