3 imported COVID-19 cases reported in Shanghai

Chen Xiaoli
Two are Chinese returning from overseas and the other is an Italian. Meanwhile, three patients have been discharged from hospital upon recovery.
Chen Xiaoli

The city reported three new imported novel coronavirus cases on Saturday, while three patients were discharged from hospital upon recovery, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Sunday morning.

The first two new cases are both Chinese, one working in the Philippines and the other living in the United States. They arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport, via a transfer in Japan, on September 10.

The third case is an Italian living in France who arrived at Shanghai airport on September 11.

All the new patients have been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment, while 113 close contacts on the planes have been put under quarantine and observation at designated places.

So far, of all the 600 imported cases, 555 have been discharged upon recovery and 45 are still hospitalized.

No imported suspected cases are undergoing test.

No new locally transmitted or suspected cases were reported on Saturday, according to the commission.

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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