Hanggin Banner's imported COVID-19 cases declared negative after re-examination

Updated: 2021-02-04 (chinadaily.com.cn) Print

Two reported imported cases of COVID-19 in Hanggin Banner in Ordos city were declared negative after the patients' nucleic acid tests were re-examined, according to information released by the banner's novel coronavirus epidemic prevention and control headquarters on Feb 3.

Also, routine examinations of the two people conducted at the People's Hospital of Hanggin Banner showed that their lungs, blood routine and C-reactive protein were normal, and the serum antibody test results were negative.

The two individuals are freight drivers who were passing through Hanggin Banner and were screened during a massive nucleic acid testing campaign.

All of the drivers' recent close contacts have been placed under quarantine observation and will receive nucleic acid tests.

The places recently visited by the two people have been disinfected to guarantee public safety.

Further information about the two people will be released later by the novel coronavirus epidemic prevention and control headquarters of Hanggin Banner.