China: Official warns of Covid on imported pork package

China local authority warns of coronavirus on packaging of imported Brazilian pork

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The packaging on a batch of frozen pork imported from Brazil which had entered a district in Eastern China's Shandong province has tested positive for the coronavirus, the local government said.

Residents of the Wendeng district in Weihai city who may have come into contact with the pork should report to authorities, the local government said in a notice.

It did not say which Brazilian company the frozen meat came from.