Qingdao clears all domestic COVID cases

By Xie Chuanjiao in Qingdao| (chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2020-11-12

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A health worker takes a swab sample from a citizen for COVID-19 test in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province, Oct 12, 2020. [Photo/dzwww.com]

Qingdao in Shandong province has cleared all its domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases, as all previous coronavirus patients were cured and discharged from hospital, the local health authority said on Thursday.

The coastal city has reported 14 confirmed local cases since Oct 12, according to Qingdao Municipal Health Commission.

During the past month, medical teams have made an all-out effort to cure and treat patients, in strict accordance with the country's COVID-19 diagnosis and treatment plan. Each case has been provided with specific diagnosis and treatment methods combining traditional Chinese and Western medicine, the commission said.

All the patients showed good results, the commission added.