21st January 2022 – (Dongguan) The COVID-19 outbreak in Guangdong Province has not yet been cleared. The Health Commission of Guangdong Province announced on Friday (21st) that four new local confirmed cases were reported two days ago, all were from Zhuhai City. In addition, Dongguan City added 1 imported confirmed case from Hong Kong. The newly confirmed local cases in Zhuhai City are all from Nanping Town, Xiangzhou District. All of them are close contacts of previous cases.
A total of 29 people have been diagnosed with the related epidemic in Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai City, and 3 people are asymptomatic. On the same day, Guangdong Province added 10 imported confirmed cases, of which 5 were reported in Guangzhou, from Turkey, the United States, South Korea and Bangladesh, 3 in Shenzhen and all of them were from South Korea and 2 in Dongguan from Hong Kong and the United States. On the same day, there were 9 new cases of asymptomatic infection imported from abroad. There are currently 238 patients in isolation in hospitals across the province.