3 imported COVID-19 cases reported in Shanghai

Wang Qingchu
They are one Czech and two Americans who have been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment. Seven imported suspected cases are undergoing test.
Wang Qingchu

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

The first patient is a Czech who arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on October 9.

The second patient is an American who arrived at the Shanghai airport on October 10.

The last one is an American studying in the United Kingdom who arrived at the Shanghai airport on October 10.

All the new patients have been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment, while 114 close contacts on the same planes have been put under quarantine and observation at designated places.

So far, of all the 714 imported cases, 650 have been discharged upon recovery and 64 are still hospitalized.

Seven imported suspected cases are undergoing test.

No new locally transmitted or suspected cases were reported during the last 24 hours, 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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