Outbreak in Hohhot, source confirmed
This afternoon (February 19), the Joint Prevention and control mechanism of The State Council held a press conference.National WeiJianWei judgment: Inner Mongolia Hohhot outbreak for delta mutant gene sequencing results, for the new foreign input source caused by local outbreak, together has been spread to Inner Mongolia baotou city, the current outbreaks in an early stage, the rapid growth of the number of cases, a unit, reception and other crowded places the aggregation of outbreaks, there is a higher community spread risk and the spillover.As of 24:00 On February 18, there were 78 locally confirmed cases in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, including 68 in Hohhot.The outbreak has been reported in xincheng District, Yuquan District, Hui District, Saihan District, Tumed Left Banner, Wuchuan county and Helinger County.The National Health Commission (NHC) said that the epidemic situation in Baise, Guangxi province, is in the final phase of elimination.The new cases in Huludao, Liaoning province, were mainly detected through centralized isolation screening, indicating a positive trend and the risk of social transmission basically under control.At present, the heihe epidemic is mainly concentrated in Heihe City, with multiple transmission chains. Further tracing and case investigation are being carried out in an orderly manner.Clusters of imported cases have been found in Shenzhen, Zhuhai and Dongguan, Guangdong province. The omicron epidemic in Shenzhen has been basically controlled, and the epidemic in Zhuhai, Dongguan, is being strengthened to trace the source of the epidemic to prevent the spread of the epidemic.Wenshan, Honghe and Ruili in Yunnan province have been hit by the epidemic. The source of the infection is still unknown. Local authorities are making all-out efforts to speed up nucleic acid screening in key areas, speed up screening of people at risk, and prevent the spread of the epidemic from border areas to the inland.The genetic sequencing results of the epidemic in Suzhou, Jiangsu province showed that the omicron variant strain was a local epidemic caused by a new imported source. Currently, the epidemic is still in the stage of rapid development. The local government is accelerating the tracing of the epidemic source, expanding nucleic acid screening in risk areas, and strengthening screening of people in key places to prevent the further spread of the epidemic.According to reports, the Joint Prevention and control Mechanism of The State Council has dispatched working teams to deal with clusters of cases in Liaoning, Inner Mongolia and Guangdong.