PENJURU.ID | INTERNASIONAL – The Chinese city government, Beijing reports two confirmed new cases of corona virus (Covid-19). Quoted from Xinhua, one of the cases is from an Indonesian man.
The Deputy Director of the Beijing City Disease Control and Prevention Center, Pang Xinghuo said the 63 years old man flew with Dragon Air flight KA896 from Indonesia to Shanghai via Hong Kong on Sunday (07/26/2020). Before landing in Beijing, the man transited in Hong Kong. Afterwards, he tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday (7/27/2020).
In a press conference on Tuesday (28/7), Xinghuo said besides the man there was one other case of local transmission originating from Dalian City, Liaoning Province. The person was a 53 years old woman who arrived in Beijing on July 19 2020 by train. The day before she had eaten with a patient Covid-19 without symptoms.
According to Xinghuo, each person who had close contact with the woman was now under medical surveillance.
From June 11 to July 27, the city of Beijing reported 335 Covid-19 cases, all of which were confirmed to be related to the Xinfadi wholesale market.
25 people of them are still being treated at the hospital and 310 people others have recovered and have left the hospital. Meanwhile, there are four asymptomatic cases that are still under medical supervision.
Quoted from the Johns Hopkins University Research Center, China currently confirms that the Corona virus case has touched 86,982, with a total of 4,657 deaths.
(Salsabila Shalihah Putri Umboh)