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Shenzhen reports one new asymptomatic case

From: Shenzhen Daily | Updated:2022-01-13

Shenzhen reported one new asymptomatic case of COVID-19 last night, bringing the total number of infections in the latest COVID resurgence in the city to 14 as of the end of yesterday, according to the municipal health authority.

Case 14 is a 41-year-old woman who works at a supermarket in Longgang District, and lives in Hewei Village of Caopuxi Community in Qingshuihe Subdistrict, Luohu District. She is the wife of case 11 and has been previously put under centralized quarantine as a close contact.

A preliminary investigation showed that the new infection belongs to the same transmission chain of the 13 other COVID cases reported in the city since Friday.

The woman has been transferred to the Third People’s Hospital of Shenzhen for treatment, and is in stable condition.

Screening of the patient’s close contacts and secondary close contacts are under way, while her neighborhood and workplace have been placed under lockdown.

Residents are reminded to strengthen personal precautions against the virus by wearing face masks properly, washing hands frequently, maintaining good ventilation, avoiding crowded places and observing social distancing.