Authorities in the Chinese Jilin province introduced strict quarantine after the detection of 34 cases of infection with coronavirus in the region, writes owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC with reference to Bloomberg.

According to the Agency, under new quarantine got 108 million people in the province. In Jilin closed schools, stopped bus and rail services. Fully blocked it was the city of Shulan. Citizens have the right to leave the house once in two days and not longer than two hours for shopping. And can go only one of the family members.

Bloomberg notes that such a harsh and quick response of the Chinese authorities says about the fear of the second wave of the epidemic, to stop which the Chinese managed with large economic and social costs.

As reported by “the Rambler”, a new virus appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan (Hubei province) in December 2019. In March 2020, the coronavirus has spread worldwide, the world health organization (who) declared the outbreak a pandemic. According to the latest data, in the world of coronavirus has infected more than 4.7 million people, the number of victims of the epidemic exceeded 315 thousand people.