2 new COVID-19 cases reported in Shanghai

Cai Wenjun
Both imported patients are Chinese, one working in Singapore and the other working in Ethiopia.
Cai Wenjun

Two new imported coronavirus cases were reported in Shanghai on Monday, while one imported patient from Russia was discharged from hospital upon recovery, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Tuesday morning.

Both new cases are Chinese, one working in Singapore and the other working in Ethiopia. They were put into quarantine upon arrival at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport and started to develop symptoms during the process.

The new patients have been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment, while all the 35 close contacts on the planes have been put under quarantine and observation at designated place.

So far, of all the 401 imported cases, 383 have been discharged upon recovery and 18 are still hospitalized.

No imported suspected cases are undergoing test.

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

Of all the 342 local cases, 335 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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