the Chinese Authorities have introduced a number of strict restrictions in several localities of the province of Jilin (Jilin) located in the North-East of the country, due to the identification of over 30 new infections COVID-19. However, Chinese media are confident that thanks to medical resources and medical experience gained while working in the most affected regions of China will be able quickly to suppress the spread of the pandemic threat. It will inform the Chinese English-language newspaper Global Times.
Bordering Russia and North Korea, Jilin province has become a “zone of concern” because the infections of a new type, registered in its territory, apparently, it was imported from other neighbouring States, and then began to spread at the local level. At least 34 new patients were diagnosed COVID-19 in this region over the past two weeks.
in Total, according to the Agency Xinhua, in the province by the end of Saturday was recorded 125 local confirmed cases. These included 2 cases with a fatal outcome and 95 patients who already were discharged from hospitals after recovery. To this point, 938 people who had close contact with a locally infected patients were still under medical observation.
And on Monday, the province had identified two new confirmed case of infection with coronavirus. Plus, according to the provincial Committee for health, the other three confirmed cases were registered from midnight of Monday at 01:00 on Tuesday.
According to the Committee, patients belonging to the category of local infections or have had close contact with previously confirmed cases or had been identified by the results of the screening in a residential neighborhood.
In an official statement of the authorities of Shulan County, in the province, said that none of its residents could not enter or leave the villages or districts where there were cases of dangerous diseases. Shopping required to deliver goods at home for the population to quarantine, and households are allowed once every two days for two hours to send one family member for shopping necessities.
in addition, because of the “grave circumstances” related to the spread of the pandemic, the provincial government imposed a ban on the movement of public transport within the city of Jiaohe County and between neighboring counties.
But despite the high level of restrictions caused by only a few dozen cases of infection, Chinese media declared that the country is able to cope with largethey brought a number of occasions and probably will again begin to soften quarantine measures.
According to the Global Times, the country is likely to also weaken its border controls after the annual session of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives (NPC), which opens on Thursday, may 22.
the Mitigation measures can relate to studying abroad Chinese students who want to return home at the end of the study, as well as seconded workers.
the Expert in public health at Peking University Zhou Szczur said the newspaper Global Times that China “can now properly deal with a small number of imported cases”.
in Addition, the head of the medical brigade of the first hospital of China Medical University in Shenyang, which was sent to Jilin to assist with coronavirus patients, said that to combat the current pandemic in the PRC has tremendous medical resources and rich experience gained by the physicians during the work in the most affected regions of the country.
formerly, the medical team went to cities in China Suifenhe, located in northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, and Wuhan (capital of Hubei) for the treatment of patients with COVID-19.
today a group of doctors is responsible for conducting computed tomography (CT) in people with confirmed disease at a local tertiary care hospital in Jilin, where already treating 22 people.
“Patients with a confirmed diagnosis provided good medical care, everything is under control”, – stressed the head of the brigade of Liu Qi.
But some residents Girina still concerned about this situation and require a citywide testing using nucleic acids, as was done in Wuhan.
Deputy head of the school of public health of Peking University notes that while there is no need to test all citizens, as the epidemic in Jilin is still controlled: “All new cases are in the contact chain of previous cases, so the ongoing work of the epidemic is simply to closely monitor key staff and expand the scope of testing of any potential contamination, such as hospitals and public transport”.
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