Updates on COVID-19 situation in Dongguan (Apr. 16)
2022-04-17 19:14     Source : Dongguan Today

On April 16, Dongguan reported 3 asymptomatic cases, including 2 cases in Houjie Town and 1 in Fenggang Town, all of whom were close contacts of positive cases reported earlier by other cities. They had performed controlled management as soon as arriving in Dongguan and were found positive during their centralized quarantine period. They have been transferred to Dongguan No.9 People's Hospital for isolation and treatment, and the venues involved have undergone environmental sampling and disinfection. The risk of epidemic transmission is low.

1. Houjie Town

Asymptomatic case 1: Male, 45, a truck driver. He tested negative on April 5, April 12, and April 13.

Asymptomatic case 2: Male, 42, a truck driver. He tested negative on April 7, April 12, and April 13.

On April 12, the two cases drove a truck to Houjie Town from outside the city. Later, they practised centralized quarantine as required as a close contact of positive cases reported by other cities. In the early morning of April 16, they tested positive. They were immediately transferred by a special ambulance to the designated hospital for isolation and medical observation in the closed-loop procedure. After further examination and expert consultation, they were diagnosed as asymptomatic infections.

2. Fenggang Town

The asymptomatic case reported in Fenggang Town is a 37-year-old man who has no fixed occupation. From April 11 to April 13, his nucleic acid test results were all negative.

On April 12, the case drove to Fenggang Town from outside the city. Later, he performed centralized quarantine as required as a close contact of a positive case reported by other cities. In the early morning of April 16, he tested positive and was immediately transferred by a special ambulance to the designated hospital for isolation and medical observation in the closed-loop procedure. After further examination and expert consultation, he was diagnosed as an asymptomatic infection.

According to the preliminary epidemiological investigation, the above cases have been to the following places in recent days:

Houjie Town: Samsung Display Dongguan Company (address: about 240 meters to the west of the intersection of Samsung Road and Shoe Industry Headquarters 2nd Road in Hujing Community) 东莞三星视界有限公司(湖景社区三星路与鞋业总部二路交叉路口往西约240米); Hongjing Commodity Store (address: No. 01-03, Building A, Hujing Plaza, Hetian Community) 泓景日用品店(河田社区湖景广场A栋01-03号 ); Hujing Apartment (address: Building 2, No. 12, Fudong Road, Hujing Community) 湖景公寓(湖景社区福东路12号2号楼); Nongjiaxiaochao Restaurant (address: Shop 110, Building 1, No. 12, Fudong Road, Hujing Community) 农家小炒(湖景社区福东路12号1号楼110); Chongqing Restaurant (address: Shop 112, Building 5, No. 12, Fudong Road, Hujing Community) 重庆饭店(湖景社区福东路12号5号楼112); PAGODA Convenience Store (address: Shop 101, No. 5, No. 12, Fudong Road, Hujing Community) 百果园便利店(湖景社区福东路12号5号101).

Fenggang Town: Tianzhong Business Center (address: No. 158, Longping East Road, Tangli Village) 天众商务中心(塘沥村龙平东路158号); Tongkeng Linji Beef Restaurant (address: Shop 104, No. 7, Tongxing Road, Youganpu Village) 桐坑林记牛肉店(油甘埔村同兴路7号104).

People who have been to the places mentioned above recently are asked to go to the nearby nucleic acid sampling point for testing as soon as possible with proper personal protection and practice 14-day self-health monitoring.

Editor: Zheng Sihui