1 new COVID-19 case reported in Shanghai

Yang Meiping
The new patient is a Chinese working in Mexico, who arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on June 28.
Yang Meiping

One new imported novel coronavirus case was reported in the city on Wednesday, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Thursday morning.

The newly diagnosed patient, a Chinese working in Mexico, arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on June 28.

The patient has been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment, while 20 close contacts on the same plane have been tracked down and put under quarantine and observation. 

No locally transmitted coronavirus cases were reported on Wednesday, said the Shanghai Health Commission. 

So far, of all the 371 imported cases, 343 have been discharged from hospital upon recovery and 28 are still hospitalized.

One imported suspected case is undergoing test.

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

No local suspected case is undergoing check.

No asymptomatic infection cases are undergoing medical observation, the health commission said.

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