Heilongjiang reports one new confirmed COVID-19 case
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Dongning in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province reported one new confirmed COVID-19 case on Thursday. The patient, surnamed Kong is a 40-year-old company employee from Taihe, Central China’s Anhui Province.

People wait to take COVID-19 nucleic acid tests at Chengdu No. 1 People's Hospital in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan Province, Dec. 9, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)

Mudanjiang and Dongning city activated a third-level public health emergency response for the COVID-19 epidemic after the case was reported. Now epidemiological survey, disinfection, nucleic acid testing and close contact tracking is underway.