Chinanews.com, Tianjin, January 21 (Reporter Zhang Daozheng) On January 18, the Tianjin CDC was conducting gene sequencing monitoring on nasopharyngeal swab samples from entry-positive people with new coronary pneumonia and found that one strain of new coronavirus was discovered in the UK The new coronavirus variant strain was reviewed by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention on January 21 and confirmed that it was a new coronavirus variant found in the United Kingdom. This is the first confirmed case of new coronavirus pneumonia imported from Tianjin. It is not related to recent local cases of the virus in other provinces in China.
This case is the 171st imported confirmed case in Tianjin. He is of Chinese nationality and has recently resided in Accra, Ghana. He took flight CA934 from Paris, France. He arrived at Tianjin Binhai International Airport on January 7 and was quarantined immediately after entering the country. , Was diagnosed as an asymptomatic infection of the new coronavirus on January 8. On January 9, due to fever and dry cough, he was diagnosed as a confirmed case of new coronary pneumonia (mild).
Currently, the case is treated in isolation in a single room at a designated hospital in Tianjin.
All passengers on the same flight in this case have implemented 14-day isolation and observation measures as required. No abnormalities were reported during the isolation period, and nucleic acid and specific antibody tests were negative.