BEIJING: China on Thursday suspended the import of frozen seafood merchandise from six Indian marine export corporations after traces of coronavirus have been detected on the packaging. Since early final yr, China has been testing imported frozen meals merchandise from everywhere in the world.
It has periodically suspended imports from corporations after discovering traces of the virus on the packaging.
The Normal Administration of Customs of China in a press launch mentioned the traces of the virus have been discovered on the outer packages of the seafood merchandise from the six corporations and imports could be suspended for every week.
China has largely managed the unfold of the coronavirus, which first emerged in Wuhan in December 2019, with strict measures, although handful of circumstances, largely attributed to these arriving from overseas, continued to be reported within the nation.
On Thursday, China’s Nationwide Well being Fee mentioned six extra regionally transmitted COVID-19 circumstances, all in Guangdong province, and 15 new imported circumstances on the mainland have been reported on Wednesday.