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SZ confirms one more imported COVID-19 case

2020-04-08

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On April 7, Shenzhen confirmed 1 more imported COVID-19 case and reported 1 more asymptomatic COVID-19 case. 1 more patient was discharged from hospital after recovery on the same day. By midnight of April 7, the city had confirmed a total of 456 cases.

 

Case 37 is a 17-year-old male student of Chinese nationality returning to China from the United States. He flew from New York to Amsterdam, the Netherlands on flight KL646 on April 3, then boarded flight CZ308 for Guangzhou and entered the Chinese mainland via Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport on April 4. His health status declaration information showed no abnormalities, and he was later sent to a designated quarantine point in Shenzhen by a designated vehicle. His preliminary nucleic acid result and reviewed result released on April 6 were both positive. He was confirmed of COVID-19 infection after a group consultation by experts on April 7.

The patient has been transferred to Shenzhen No. 3 People’s Hospital for treatment. Primary tracing results show that no person on the Chinese mainland has had close contact with the patient.

Domestic cases 

No new domestic case was confirmed on April 7. The number of domestic cases confirmed in the city remains at 419.

Imported cases 

1 new imported case was confirmed on April 7, bringing the number of imported cases confirmed in the city to 37. The patient is from the United States.

Asymptomatic cases 

1 new asymptomatic case was reported on April 7. The patient is from Hubei Province. Currently, 25 asymptomatic patients are under medical observation, among which 13 are from outside the Chinese mainland.

Of the confirmed cases, 225 are male and 231 are female.

So far, 421 patients have been discharged from hospital after recovery, and 3 deaths have been reported.

All the 32 patients are being treated at Shenzhen No. 3 People’s Hospital. 305 persons in close contact with the patients are under medical observation.