Authorities from Qingdao, East China’s Shandong Province have tested 1,440 samples from cold chain products and the warehouse of the Dagang company at Qingdao Port and 51 have shown a positive result. This follows the coastal city's reports of two asymptomatic cases, who offloaded imported seafood at the port, testing positive for the virus.
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In the meantime, a total of 375 close contacts have been tracked down for quarantine and medical observation, with their nucleic acid tests coming back negative. Local authorities also tracked other non-close contacts and screened the community of around 4,341 people, with all of them testing negative.