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China reports 2 virus cases after mass testing

2 monthes ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

China on Tuesday reported two new coronavirus cases in the cities of Shanghai and Tianjin as it seeks to prevent small outbreaks from becoming larger ones. The National Health Commission said there were two new locally spread cases in the previous 24-hour period, one in each city. It also reported 20 cases among people who had arrived from overseas. In Shanghai, the mass testing of 17,719 workers at the city's Pudong aiport found one infection, a Fedex employee. Everyone else tested negative. Three UPS workers at the airport have also tested positive in recent days, along with the wife of...
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China reports 22 new COVID-19 cases vs 11 a day earlier

China reports 22 new COVID-19 cases vs 11 a day earlier

2 monthes ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

China recorded 22 new COVID-19 cases on Nov. 23, up from 11 cases a day earlier, the national health authority said on Tuesday. The National Health Commission said in a statement that 20 of the new cases were imported infections originating from overseas. One local transmission was reported in Shanghai and another in Tianjin. The Shanghai case together with a second one reported earlier in the city has been traced to a container from North America, which the two men cleaned when it arrived at an airport, according to the Shanghai Daily. The commission also reported eight new asymptomatic...
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Shanghai's airport - the 11th-busiest in the world - ringfenced 17,700 employees for COVID-19 testing after finding 5 positive cases linked to the cargo unit

Shanghai's airport - the 11th-busiest in the world - ringfenced 17,700 employees for COVID-19 testing after finding 5 positive cases linked to the cargo unit

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Airport staff wait for COVID-19 tests at a parking lot at the Shanghai Pudong International Airport on November 23, 2020.
AP Photo
Shanghai Pudong International Airport ringfenced more than 17,700 staff to test them for COVID-19 after discovering five cases linked to the cargo unit, according to multiple reports.
A number of videos appeared to show hundreds of airport workers pushing and shoving, as medical personnel in protective suits tried to keep them in order.
The drive began at 3 p.m. local time Sunday and ended on Monday afternoon, according to Agence France-Presse and local media...
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