Chinese authorities have found 19 Kovid on a package of frozen shrimp imported from Ecuador. But they are not found directly next to the shrimp. But the head of food safety said Friday that the findings did not mean the virus could be transmitted through packaging. Food.

Six samples were taken in Beijing, said Bixin Xin, director general of the Food Safety and Import Bureau. 19 of the nearly 223,000 samples taken from frozen foods were found to contain 19 kouveed. Login.

Authorities test more contaminants on imported food following re-emergence of Kovi case D19 in Beijing in mid-June linked to the food market where the virus was detected.

China first found 19 Kovid virus in imported salmon.

Experts say the fish itself is unlikely to be infected. This finding makes people no longer dare to eat salmon.