CHINA 51 samples from cold chains test positive for COVID-19 in E China’s Qingdao

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51 samples from cold chains test positive for COVID-19 in E China’s Qingdao

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10:48, September 25, 2020

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.

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