SHANGHAI, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai had reported two new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases by 5 p.m. Thursday, local authorities said on Thursday.
The two cases are a mother and daughter who came to Shanghai by high-speed train on Nov. 18. They developed fevers and visited a hospital on the evening of Dec. 1. They were confirmed as COVID-19 cases on Thursday. Both individuals had received two vaccine doses, according to a press briefing on COVID-19 prevention and control.
They have been sent to a designated medical institution for treatment and are in stable conditions.
Epidemiological investigations, source tracing, and prevention and control management are being carried out, and no connection to a previously confirmed case has been found so far.
The city had identified 146 close contacts of the confirmed cases by 5 p.m. Thursday, 64 of whom received negative results following nucleic acid testing. The testing of the remaining samples is underway. Enditem