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China's Hubei reports 1 new confirmed imported Covid-19 case - Beijing News

Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) China's Hubei Province reported one confirmed Covid-19 case and one asymptomatic carrier, both imported from Pakistan, on Wednesday, the provincial health commission said on Thursday.

Updated Feb 18, 2021 06:06 AM

China's Hubei reports 1 new confirmed imported Covid-19 case - Beijing News

The patient, who arrived at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport from Islamabad on Tuesday, was quarantined and later diagnosed as a confirmed Covid-19 case.

Currently, the patient is undergoing treatment at a designated medical institution, while 188 close contacts have been put under quarantine for medical observation, the Xinhua news agency reported.

Hubei has reported a total of 68,151 confirmed Covid-19 cases, and 63,638 patients have been discharged from hospitals after recovery. The epidemic claimed 4,512 lives in the province.

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