A medical worker puts on protective gloves before disinfecting transfer vehicles in Shunyi District of Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 31, 2020. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

One case transmits 102 COVID-19 infections from neighboring province

A total of 102 COVID-19 infections in northeast China’s Jilin Province were transmitted by an asymptomatic case imported from the neighboring Heilongjiang Province, announced a local press conference on Sunday.

The case, surnamed Lin, carried out four marketing activities for middle-aged people and the elderly in Gongzhuling and Tonghua in the province from Jan. 6 to Jan. 11. Lin’s close contacts’ average age is 63 years old, and the oldest is 87 years old.

Jilin on Saturday reported 10 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 63 asymptomatic infections, the provincial health commission said on Sunday.

As of Saturday, there were 148 confirmed locally transmitted cases and 100 asymptomatic infections in the province.