Warning about hospital visits when multiple sites are locked
People who plan to visit hospitals in Shanghai should check in advance if they are open, as more hospitals are closed for investigations related to the latest local outbreak of COVID-19.
Ruijin, Tongji and Zhongshan downtown hospitals and Minhang District Central Hospital have been closed for a medical examination yesterday.
Xinhua Hospital and Putuo District People’s Hospital announced the suspension of outpatient and emergency services for testing people and facilities on Friday morning, but both said their online services were working as usual. .
Huangshan Hospital also said its Hongqiao branch at 958 Jinguang Road in Minhang District is now closed, with outpatient and emergency services suspended.
Jing’an District Hospital and other branches in Pudong New Area, Baoshan and Changning Districts, as well as online services, are operating as usual.
The Shanghai Skin Disease Hospital also said its Wuyi Road branch in Changning was closed, while its Baode Road campus in Jing’an and online services were operating normally.
Shanghai No. 9 People’s Hospital announced the closure of its branch office on Zhizaoju Road and Quxi Road as well.
Shanghai reported three locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Thursday.
As of 8 a.m. as of Friday morning, a total of 55,278 people linked to the cases had tested negative, the local government said.
Another 1,260 environmental samples were collected, of which 29, all from the residence of the first patient, were positive, while the rest were negative.