Beijing just added several key health reminders to its latest civilian draft to include precautions everyone should be taking every day.
wearing a mask when you have the flu or symptoms of other infectious respiratory diseases, and covering your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing in public places.
According to Sun Li, a member of the Legislative Affairs Committee of the Beijing Municipal People's Congress, the new clauses were proposed by representatives to better contain the novel coronavirus outbreak and help people develop better hygienic habits.
Representatives also proposed to include clauses on improving the living environment and public health facilities and promoting good dining habits, among others, into the new draft.
The draft also proposed that those who repeatedly violate the regulation or refuse to correct their behavior will receive a heavy administrative penalty.
Editor: Crystal H