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.
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.