Northeast Chinese city reports 1 domestically transmitted COVID-19 case

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DALIAN, July 22 (Xinhua) — The city of Dalian in northeast China’s Liaoning Province reported one newly confirmed case of COVID-19 by local transmission Wednesday, according to the local health commission.

The 58-year-old man, identified only by his surname as Shi, works for a seafood processing company in the city.

He showed symptoms of fever on July 16, and went to Dalian Municipal Central Hospital Affiliated to Dalian Medical University on July 21.

His two nucleic acid tests showed positive results Wednesday and he was transferred to the city’s designated hospital for further treatment.

Close contacts of the patient are being screened and placed under medical observation in isolation. Enditem

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