Shanghai Health Comm. Says two "Imported" COVID19 Cases In The City: One Of Them Is A Chinese Worker In Sri Lanka

Shanghai Health Commission on Wednesday said Two imported COVID-19 cases were reported in the city on Tuesday. They said there were no new locally transmitted cases in the city.

The first patient is a Chinese working in Sri Lanka who arrived at the Pudong International Airport on October 9.

The second patient is a Chinese studying in the United Kingdom who arrived at the local airport on September 27.

Both cases have been transferred to the designated hospital for treatment, while 35 close contacts on the same flights with them have been put under quarantine and observation at designated places.

Two imported suspected cases are undergoing tests, the Chinese media said.

Of all the 381 local cases, 374 have been discharged upon recovery. There have been so far seven local fatalities.

"No suspected local cases were reported, and no asymptomatic infection cases are undergoing medical observation no", the local health commission in Shanghai said.

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