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3 confirmed, 1 asymptomatic cases reported

From: Shenzhen Daily | Updated:2022-01-12

Shenzhen reported three confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one asymptomatic infection last night, bringing the total number of infections in the latest COVID resurgence in the city to 12, the municipal health authority said this morning.

A preliminary investigation showed that the four new infections belong to the same transmission chain of the COVID cases reported in the city since Friday.

According to the municipal health commission, case 9 is a 26-year-old woman and was diagnosed as an asymptomatic infection. She is the daughter of case 5 who was confirmed to be infected with COVID early yesterday.

Case 10, aged 2, is the son of case 9. He was diagnosed as a confirmed case of COVID (common type).

Case 11 is a 42-year-old man who lives in Luohu District and works at a logistics company in Bao’an District. He was diagnosed as a confirmed case of COVID (common type).

Case 12 is a 34-year-old woman who lives and works in Luohu District. She is a close contact of case 4, and was diagnosed as a mild case of COVID-19.

Cases 9, 10 and 11 live in Hewei Village in Caopuxi Community in Qingshuihe Subdistrict, Luohu District, the same neighborhood of cases 5, 6 and 7 reported postive yesterday. In addition, cases 9 and 10 are family members of cases 5, 6 and 7. Case 12 lives in Shuikuxincun in Luohu.

All of the newly reported infections were detected in routine nucleic acid tests of the key risk groups and in the citywide screening of close contacts and secondary close contacts of the infections confirmed earlier.

The new cases have been transferred to the emergency wards of the Third People’s Hospital of Shenzhen for treatment. Their neighborhoods and workplaces are placed under lockdown, while screening of their close contacts and secondary close contacts are under way.

No further information regarding the new infections is currently available.

By the end of yesterday, Shenzhen had reported 12 COVID-19 cases in the latest local COVID resurgence, which emerged Friday.