5 new COVID-19 cases reported in Shanghai

Han Jing
Shanghai reported five imported COVID-19 cases on Saturday while five patients were discharged upon recovery, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Sunday morning.
Han Jing

Shanghai reported five imported COVID-19 cases on Saturday while five patients were discharged upon recovery, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Sunday morning.

The first patient is a Chinese working in Canada who arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on August 8.

The second patient is a Chinese working in the Republic of Guinea who arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on August 11.

The third patient is a Chinese working in Cote d'Ivoire who arrived at the airport on August 11.

The fourth patient is a Chinese working in the Philippines who arrived at the airport on August 12.

The last patient is a Chinese studying in the UK who arrived at the airport on August 13.

They have been transferred to a designated hospital for treatment, while 60 close contacts on the planes have been put under quarantine and observation at designated places.

So far, of all the 483 imported cases, 410 have been discharged upon recovery and 73 are still hospitalized.

Two imported suspected cases are undergoing test.

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

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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