Shanghai reports 2 new imported COVID-19 cases


SHANGHAI, July 28 (Xinhua) — Shanghai reported two new imported COVID-19 cases and no increase in domestically transmitted cases on Monday, the municipal health commission said Tuesday.

The imported cases are Chinese nationals who had worked in Singapore and Ethiopia, respectively.

The one from Singapore who had shown symptoms was sent to a designated hospital for isolated observation right after arrival at the airport on July 25, and was later diagnosed as a confirmed case.

The other one was put under quarantine upon arrival and showed symptoms during the isolated observation period.

All 35 close contacts of the patients on the same planes have been put under quarantine.

As of Monday, Shanghai had reported 401 confirmed imported cases and 342 locally transmitted cases. Enditem


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