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China's Suzhou reports one new confirmed COVID-19 case

People's Daily Online

(Xinhua) 09:30, February 25, 2022

NANJING, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- The eastern Chinese city of Suzhou in Jiangsu Province reported one confirmed COVID-19 case in the first 15 hours of Thursday.

The new case was detected among those people quarantined in designated places, according to local authorities.

As of 3 p.m. Thursday, the city had registered a total of 107 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 30 asymptomatic cases since a new wave of infections was first reported on Feb. 13, the city's COVID-19 prevention and control headquarters said.

Currently, Suzhou has 56 medium-risk areas for COVID-19. As of 3 p.m. Thursday, the city had traced a total of 10,556 close contacts and 16,007 secondary close contacts.

On Thursday, the first group of four COVID-19 patients was discharged from hospital and transferred to a rehabilitation hospital for further medical observation.

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