- China revealed that it has found the presence of coronavirus on the surface of packaging of frozen seafood
- The seafood arrived at the City of Dalian, bought by three companies that are located in Yantai, and the Yantai government said that the seafood was imported albeit it did not mention from where
- However, it was revealed that the seafood were shrimps, and the event caused the customs officers in Dalian to suspend the imports of seafood from three shrimp producers in Ecuador
- It is believed also that the SARS-CoV-2 virus came from a market in Wuhan, China
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Chinese authorities revealed that they found the presence of coronavirus on the surface of frozen seafood at the Dalian port.
GMA's report stated that the virus was detected on the surface of the packaging of the seafood, identified as shrimps, imported from Ecuador.
The local government then suspended the importation of seafood from three shrimp importers in Ecuador.
Scientists have signified that the coronavirus can live on surfaces, albeit in terms of infecting persons, airborne transmission is still the most dangerous.
Masks are highly advised as the latest study revealed that these face coverings are not just to prevent the spread of coronavirus, but it all helps in reducing the viral load in the body.
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In the Philippines, the government faced problems when they imposed the initial community quarantine, which was elevated into enhanced community quarantine. It also suspended transportation causing massive problems with commuters.
Doctors have died after being infected by COVID-19. They are among the frontliners who attend to the patients rushing to hospitals amid the pandemic.
The COVID-19 outbreak started out in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. Some scientists believed that the virus came from an animal at one of Wuhan's wet markets. The Philippines has slowly eased quarantine measures and Filipinos are starting to adapt to the new normal.
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