3 imported COVID-19 cases reported in Shanghai

Wang Qingchu
Five patients have been discharged from hospital upon recovery. Seven imported suspected cases are undergoing test.
Wang Qingchu

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

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

The second patient is a Bangladeshi sailor who arrived in Shanghai on October 9 as his ship docked here for maintenance.

The third patient is a Philippine sailor who arrived at Shanghai airport on October 10 as his ship also docked here for maintenance.

All the new cases have been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment, while 41 close contacts on the same planes and ships with them have been put under quarantine and observation at designated places.

So far, of all the 722 imported cases, 658 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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