2 new COVID-19 cases reported in Shanghai
Shanghai reported two imported COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Thursday morning.
The first patient is a Chinese working in Kuwait who arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on August 10.
The other is a Chinese working in the United Arab Emirates who arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on August 7.
They have been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment, while all the 62 close contacts on the planes have been put under quarantine and observation at designated places.
So far, of all the 458 imported cases, 402 have been discharged upon recovery and 56 are still hospitalized.
Four imported suspected cases are undergoing test.
No new locally transmitted or suspected cases were reported on Wednesday.
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.
A man from northeastern China's Jilin Province who was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus in April tested positive for COVID-19 again in Shanghai's Zhongshan Hospital on August 10, the commission said.
The patient was confirmed as an imported case in April and later discharged from hospital after recovery.
He arrived in Shanghai on August 9 and visited Zhongshan Hospital together with his wife the next day. The patient who showed no symptoms has been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment. His wife who was negative for COVID-19 has been put under quarantine.
Twenty-three close contacts have been isolated and have all tested negative.