This is an updated version of the original article published February 3.
Dongguan coronavirus cases have reached 99% recovery! The total number of recoveries is at 99 people with 0 active cases as of March 22.
The majority of people infected were those with low immune systems and senior citizens. Symptoms included fever, cough and shortness of breath.
If you suspect you have come into contact with someone carrying the coronavirus, officials recommend monitoring your condition. If you start to notice flu-like symptoms, put on a surgical mask or N95 mask and go to a testing facility.
There are a total of 1,428 cases in Guangdong and 422,989 cases worldwide and 18,916 deaths.
The confirmed cases were under quarantine in Dongguan No. 9 People’s Hospital, and those who were in close contact with the infected are under observation according to the Disease Control and Prevention Center. The areas in which the cases were discovered were sanitized by the Disease Control and Prevention Center to minimize the chances of spreading the virus.
Read the Dongguan foreign Affairs Bureau’s message to DG expats here.
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