China’s Hubei reports 1 new imported asymptomatic COVID-19 case

Published February 3, 2021, 2:44 PM

by Xinhua

WUHAN, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) — Central China’s Hubei Province reported one new imported asymptomatic COVID-19 case on Tuesday, the provincial health commission said Wednesday.

People wearing face masks cross a street in Wuhan, China’s central Hubei province on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN FILE)

The asymptomatic carrier arrived at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport from Islamabad, Pakistan on Monday. The person is undergoing treatment at a designated medical institution, while 220 close contacts have been placed under quarantine for medical observation.

As of Tuesday, Hubei had one existing confirmed COVID-19 case and two asymptomatic carriers, all from overseas.

Hubei has reported a total of 68,150 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and 63,637 patients have been discharged from hospitals after recovery. The epidemic claimed 4,512 lives in the province.

 
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