A staff member attends to a customer at a live seafood section inside a supermarket, following a new outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beijing, China June 20, 2020. Picture taken June 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo
The virus was found on the outer packaging of frozen seafood bought by three companies in Yantai, a port city in eastern Shandong province.
The Yantai city government said in a statement the seafood was from an imported shipment that landed at Dalian but did not say where it originated.
In July, customs officers in Dalian, a major port in the northeastern province of Liaoning, found the coronavirus in the packaging of frozen shrimps imported from Ecuador, and China then suspended imports from three Ecuadorean shrimp producers. Read more >>