Guangdong Update: 87 Cases in Shenzhen, 5 in Guangzhou

By Lars James Hamer, September 2, 2022

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COVID-19 cases keep rising across the province, Shenzhen has seen an increase in numbers once again (87 confirmed cases on September 1) but there is good news for their Guangzhou counterparts, as the number of infections slowed slighty (five confirmed cases on September 1). 

Elsewhere in the province, Foshan reported one symptomatic case and Dongguan and Jieyang both announced one asymptomatic case.

Shenzhen

Shenzhen has added 87 new positive cases

Seventy-nine cases were found in isolated personnel, five in key personnel screening, one through active consultation and two in community testing.

There were 50 confirmed cases of symptomatic and 37 asymptomatic infected patients.

Thirty-nine cases were found in Futian district, 21 in Luohu district, 15 in Longgang district, eight in Nanshan district, two in Longhua distrct and one in both Bao’an and Yantian districts. 

Futian, Luohu, Bao'an and Nanshan all remain under partial lockdown. 

READ MORE: Quarantine Required for Shenzhen to Guangzhou Travelers

Guangzhou

Five cases were confirmed in Guangzhou yesterday (September 1).

Two of the cases were symptomatic and two cases were asymptomatic, one of the five cases was a previous asymptomatic case that was upgraded to symptomatic. 

One symptomatic case and one asymptomatic were discovered at the epicenter of the most recent outbreak, Haizhu district’s Longfeng Street.

The other symptomatic and asymptomatic cases were in Panyu district’s Dashi Street and Tianhe district’s Chebei Road, respectfully.

Haizhu and Panyu districts will carry out nucleic acid testing for three consecutive days. 

Starting today (September 2), 227 nucleic acid testing sites have been added across the two districts, capable of carrying out 921 tests at one time.

From midnight on September 3, residents of Haizhu and Panyu districts will be required to present a  negative nucleic acid test issued within 24 hours. 


[Cover image via NIAID-RML]

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