Shanghai reports one new imported COVID-19 case

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SHANGHAI, June 2 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai reported one new imported COVID-19 case and zero increase in locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Monday, the municipal health commission said Tuesday.

The imported case was a Chinese national who departed from Britain on May 28 and arrived at Shanghai Pudong International Airport on the next day. He showed symptoms during the isolated observation period and was confirmed as a COVID-19 patient.

The patient 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. Enditem

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