CHINA 10 imported COVID-19 cases reported in Shanghai


10 imported COVID-19 cases reported in Shanghai

By Chen Jie | SHINE

08:55, October 05, 2020

The city reported 10 new imported coronavirus case on Sunday, while two patients were discharged upon recovery, said the Shanghai Health Commission on Monday morning.


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The first patient is a Chinese working in Ghana who arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on September 22 and showed symptoms during quarantine at a designated place.

The second is a Chinese living in Spain who arrived in Shanghai on September 29.

The third is a Chinese student from the US who arrived in Shanghai on October 2.

The fourth patient, a Chinese working in Mauritania, also arrived in Shanghai on October 2.

The fifth to the tenth patients include Chinese, Russian and Armenian. The five patients arrived at the Shanghai airport on the same flight from Russia on October 2.

All the new patients have been transferred to a designated hospital for treatment, while 350 close contacts with them have been put under quarantine and observation at designated places.

Meanwhile, two patients, from the Philippines and Singapore, were discharged upon recovery, the commission said. So far, of all the 680 imported cases, 622 have been discharged upon recovery and 58 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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