Shanghai reports one newly imported COVID-19 case

Source: Xinhua| 2020-08-02 11:59:53|Editor: huaxia

SHANGHAI, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai reported one newly imported COVID-19 case and no increase in domestically transmitted cases Saturday, the municipal health commission said Sunday.

The imported case was a Chinese national who left Brazil on July 28 and arrived at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport via Germany on July 30.

The passenger was put under quarantine upon arrival and showed symptoms during the isolated observation period, before being diagnosed as a confirmed case, according to the commission.

A total of 29 close contacts of the patient on the flight have been put under quarantine.

Shanghai had reported 407 confirmed imported cases from March 5 to Saturday. As of Saturday, the city had also registered a total of 342 locally transmitted cases. Enditem