Two Qingdao port workers infected, but no symptoms

Friday, September 25, 2020

Two new asymptomatic coronavirus paients were found  in Qingdao city, in eastern Shandong Province on Thursday, according to local health officials.

The two patients are workers at the Qingdao Port and they offloaded a batch of imported frozen seafood on which coronavirus was later found, state media reports.

Qingdao's authorities have traced and quarantined 132 people who had close contact with the two cases. Among them, 129 tested negative for coronavirus.

The seafood products have been sealed off and blocked from entering the market, officials said. A total of 1,440 samples from products and the warehouse were tested for coronavirus and some have shown a positive result.