Qingdao in Shandong province has cleared all its domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases, as all previous coronavirus patients were cured and discharged from hospital, the local health authority said on Thursday.
China is doubling down on efforts to stem the transmission of the novel coronavirus through imported cold products, requiring thorough disinfection of such shipments before they come into contact with domestic workers.
Despite sporadic outbreaks, a second wave of COVID-19 infections is not likely to happen in China thanks to forceful prevention and control, experts said.
Experts at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday that the epidemic prevention and control measures implemented in Qingdao, Shandong province, have begun showing results.
Good news continued to come in the fight against the recent coronavirus outbreak in Qingdao, Shandong province, as three of 13 patients were eligible for discharge from the hospital, a senior city official said on Tuesday.
The source of the recent coronavirus outbreak in Qingdao, Shandong province, came from overseas and has no connection with previous outbreaks in other Chinese cities, an expert said on Monday.
Qingdao in East China's Shandong province set a world record by finishing testing on 10.8 million swab samples in 120 hours in the recent fight against the re-emergence of COVID-19, the city's officials said on Sunday.
Qingdao, Shandong province, is still on high alert as the city reported six new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all of which were known to be positive for the coronavirus but who had no symptoms, according to the city's health authority on Wednesday.