Baoshan community added to medium-risk list

Yang Jian
A community in Shanghai's north Baoshan District and a nearby wet market have been listed as medium-risk after a couple was confirmed as COVID-19 infected.
Yang Jian
Baoshan community added to medium-risk list
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

The Linjiang New Village (No. 1 and 2) community of Baoshan District is quarantined on Saturday.

Baoshan community added to medium-risk list
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

A community in Shanghai’s north Baoshan District has been listed as medium-risk after a couple was confirmed as COVID-19 infected.

The Linjiang New Village (No. 1 and 2) community of Youyi Road Subdistrict of Baoshan becomes the newly listed medium-risk region, the city's health commission said on Saturday.

The two cases are the parents of one of the local COVID-19 cases confirmed on Thursday. They tested positive on Friday as the close contacts of the previous case.

The close contacts to the couple have been centrally quarantined, while the places they went, such as the Qingxian Wet Market about 200 meters away, have been disinfected, according to the health commission of Baoshan.

Cordon lines were set up on Mohe, Pangu and Youyi roads around the community on Friday afternoon. A resident said quarantine staff wearing hazmat suits has arrived to conduct nucleic acid tests on every resident in the community.

Baoshan community added to medium-risk list
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

The Linjiang New Village (No. 1 and 2) community of Baoshan District is quarantined on Saturday.

Baoshan community added to medium-risk list
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE
Baoshan community added to medium-risk list
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Volunteers prepare grocery supplies for residents in the Linjiang New Village community.

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