Shanghai Logs Two New Covid-19 Cases From Overseas
Xia Ruirui
DATE:  Jun 26 2020
/ SOURCE:  Yicai
Shanghai Logs Two New Covid-19 Cases From Overseas Shanghai Logs Two New Covid-19 Cases From Overseas

(Yicai Global) June 26 -- Shanghai reported two more imported novel coronavirus cases yesterday, taking the eastern metropolis' total confirmed Covid-19 cases to 705, the city's health commission said this morning.

Both new additions are Chinese citizens. One of them had been working in Zambia and travelled back to Shanghai on June 23, while the other patient had been working in South Sudan and arrived at the Pudong International Airport the same day, according to the commission.

Authorities have traced 88 people who had been in contact with the patients during their journey and placed them under quarantine, the commission said.

The commission logged no new confirmed domestically transmitted cases yesterday. It also reported no asymptomatic cases under observation in the city the same day.

Among the confirmed 364 imported Covid-19 cases, 26 patients are being treated and 338 have been discharged upon recovery, the commission said.

Of the 341 local cases, seven have died and 334 patients have fully recovered and been released from hospital, the commission said.

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Keywords:   COVID-19,Shanghai