CHINA China's Heilongjiang reports 40 new imported COVID-19 cases

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China's Heilongjiang reports 40 new imported COVID-19 cases

Xinhua

11:32, April 09, 2020

HARBIN, April 9 (Xinhua) - Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province reported 40 new confirmed COVID-19 cases from overseas Wednesday, the provincial health commission said Thursday.

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Train G431 arrives at Nanning East Railway Station in Nanning City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, April 8, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)

All the new confirmed cases were Chinese nationals returning from Russia. One suspected case was reported in the province.

By Wednesday, the province had reported a total of 127 imported confirmed COVID-19 cases, with six in severe condition. It had traced 1,395 close contacts, with 1,049 still under medical observation.

Meanwhile, Heilongjiang reported an increase of 23 imported asymptomatic patients from Russia on Wednesday, all of them Chinese nationals. By Wednesday, the province had a total of 154 imported asymptomatic patients.

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