Returnee to Shanghai infected, 38 flight contacts quarantined

China | 2 Jun 2020 1:30 pm

Shanghai reported one new coronavirus patient who is a returnee. 

The Chinese national left Britain on May 28 and arrived at Shanghai Pudong International Airport the next day. He showed symptoms during the isolated observation period and was confirmed as a patient.

There are no new locally transmitted infecttions on Monday, the municipal health commission said today, Xinhua reports.

The patient who returned from UK has been sent to a designated hospital for medical treatment, while 38 close contacts on the flight have been put under concentrated quarantine.

By Monday, Shanghai had registered a total of 332 confirmed imported cases. Only six of the patients remain hospitalized and the rest had been discharged from hospital after recovery, according to the commission.

The municipality had reported 341 locally transmitted confirmed cases by Monday, including seven deaths.

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