5-day detention for doctor who leaked patient's information online

Wang Qingchu
The doctor surnamed Lin posted the patient's epidemiological investigation report to a WeChat group, leading to widespread online circulation of his personal information.
Wang Qingchu

A doctor was given a five-day administrative detention for spreading an asymptomatic COVID-19 patient’s information online, according to the publicity department of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province.

The doctor surnamed Lin posted the patient's epidemiological investigation report to a WeChat group, leading to widespread online circulation of his personal information.

Meanwhile, two people surnamed Zhang and Hu were each given seven-day administrative detentions for fabricating rumors about the pandemic in the provincial capital city.


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