2 infected dock workers caused coronavirus outbreak in Qingdao city – Chinese officials


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Authorities in China's Qingdao have traced the cause of a coronavirus outbreak to two infected dock workers and cited insufficient disinfection and protection measures at a local hospital. The examination room where the workers had checkups was contaminated, according to the municipal health commission in the coastal city. Inappropriate disinfection in a room at the Qingdao Chest Hospital "has led to the new cluster of Covid-19 infections," Ma Lixin, the deputy party chief of the provincial health commission, said on Friday. One of the workers had tested positive for the virus in late September, but only developed symptoms after 20...