China COVID-19 Outbreak Spreads to Zhongshan

A new COVID-19 case has been detected in Zhongshan as outbreaks continue to spread throughout China.

A 24-year-old woman from the town of Tanzhou tested positive after going to the hospital for a fever.

The patient has been quarantined and is undergoing treatment while her workplace and home are being disinfected. 

All forms of transportation in Tanzhou have been suspended and travel restrictions were imposed on local residents/

All large-scale gatherings in Tanzhou have also been suspended to prevent further cases.

In response to the new case, the neighboring town of Zhuhai has announced mandatory screenings and closed off commercial establishments. 

China currently has 190 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 124 locally transmitted. 

Most of the cases were reported in Henan province (76), six in Xian, the capital of Shaanxi province, and 41 in Tianjin.

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