China's Jingzhou city says woman tests positive for COVID-19 again after recovering

China's Jingzhou city says woman tests positive for COVID-19 again after recovering

Delivery worker rides a vehicle past a vendor waiting for customers in Jingzhou
A delivery worker wearing a face mask rides a vehicle past a vendor waiting for customers in Jingzhou, China, Mar 27, 2020. (Photo: Reuters/Aly Song)

BEIJING: Jingzhou city in China's central province of Hubei reported on Wednesday (Aug 12) a COVID-19 case where the person turned positive again after recovering months ago, the Jingzhou government said.

The 68-year-old woman, who had tested positive for coronavirus on Feb 8 but recovered a few months ago, tested positive again on Aug 9, the government said.

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She is now under quarantine and treatment, and people who have contacted her have tested negative for the coronavirus, it said.

There is no evidence of a risk of transmission from relapsed cases, it added.

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Source: Reuters

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