Two New Local Cases of Covid in Shenzhen

Now Shenzhen   |   February 14, 2022

SHENZHEN reported two confirmed COVID-19 cases over the weekend, with one of them being detected during a routine nucleic acid test among mainland cross-border truck drivers Saturday, according to the city’s health commission.

The case involved a 35-year-old mainland cross-border truck driver. The man lived in a hotel in Huangbei Subdistrict in Luohu District, and he also returned to his home in Tangxialin Village in the neighboring city of Dongguan before he was confirmed infected with COVID-19, according to the preliminary epidemiological investigation.

The man returned to work Feb. 5 and his daily nucleic acid tests were negative from Feb. 6 to Thursday. He was diagnosed as a mild COVID-19 case Saturday after testing positive Friday.

The other case reported yesterday involved a quarantine hotel staffer in Guangming District.

The Office of Port of Entry and Exit of the Shenzhen Municipal Government announced over the weekend that 10 cross-border truck drivers from Hong Kong were diagnosed with COVID-19 after testing at Shenzhen checkpoints, bringing the total number of infected cross-border truck drivers from Hong Kong to 23 since Feb. 4.

The newly infected cross-border truck drivers were all males engaged in the cross-border transportation industry.

Article from:  SHENZHEN DAILY