2021-01-13 10:45


FULL LIST of 74 Risk Areas in China & Epidemic Update! Be Aware!

Source: OT-Team(AFJ)

On January 13, 2021, according to the National Health Commission, there were 149 newly confirmed cases in China in two days, including 130 in Hebei, 1 in Beijing, 1 in Shanxi and 17 in Heilongjiang, and 106 locally asymptomatic infections, including 40 in Shijiazhuang (Hebei), 1 in Xingtai (Hebei), 1 in Weihai (Shandong), 48 in Suihua (Heilongjiang), 7 in Qiqihar(imported from Suihua), 2 in Jinzhong (imported from Hebei) and 7 in Changchun (imported from Suihua).

Latest Development of Local Epidemic Situation

Per the local CDC of 6 cities/provinces, namely Beijing, Hebei, Jinzhong, Dalian, Shenyang, and Suihua, here is the latest progress on the local epidemic.

Beijing: 8 COVID Infections Came from 1 Family, NOT Related to the Hebei Outbreak

Per the Beijing CDC, from January 9 to January 11, 2021, there were 3 locally transmitted cases and 5 asymptomatic infections reported in Beijing, which all came from the same family and belonged to a family cluster outbreak.

In view of the whole-gene sequencing of the novel coronavirus, it has been preliminarily determined that the confirmed case of these infected patients is highly homologous to the locally cluster epidemic virus in Shunyi District, and is more likely to be the same transmission chain. Moreover, there was no significant correlation with the concentrated outbreaks in Shijiazhuang and Xingtai of Hebei Province.

Hebei: Considered to be a Gathering Epidemic in Rural Areas

According to the Hebei CDC, the number of confirmed cases of this outbreak has exceeded 300, and below are the main characteristics analyzed by experts.

  • High concentration and strong correlation, 85.5% of the infected people came from rural areas;

  • The possibility of the virus was imported by the airport is high, and attending a wedding banquet and other gathering activities become the high frequency words of patients activity track;

  • The floating population is large, and the villagers' awareness of epidemic prevention is poor.

It is worth noticing that according to Zhang Wenhong, under the powerful non-medical intervention strategy, the epidemic situation in Hebei will undoubtedly be controlled in about one month.

Jinzhong (Shanxi): The Whole City Entered the Wartime State Against the COVID-19 Virus

According to the Epidemic Prevention and Control Office of Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province, since January 12, the city has rapidly entered a wartime state against the COVID-19 virus. The following are the specific measures to curb the spread of the epidemic.

  • Implement 24-hour control of all access to Jinzhong, including the expressways and urban-rural roadways;

  • Carry out the investigation of personnel from medium-and-high risk areas in a timely manner, especially from Hebei;

  • Upgrade the control measures to 14-day quarantine observation and 2 nucleic acid detection tests for all personnel from medium-and-high-risk areas;

  • All people coming/returning to Jinzhong from Hebei shall conduct the nucleic acid test upon arrival, while those who arrived in the city after December 25, 2020, shall carry out the quarantine measures, as well as the nucleic acid detection for another two times.

Dalian: Source of the Outbreak is the Imported Cold-Chain Goods Contaminated with COVID-19 Virus

On January 12th, 2021, as per the Information Office of Dalian Municipal Government, based on the comprehensive analysis of 83 confirmed cases, the source of the local epidemic in Dalian is imported from abroad, mainly from Russian cold-chain products contaminated with the novel coronavirus. As of now, the epidemic has been effectively controlled.

Shenyang: Entry Personnel Confirmed After Isolation, Leading to the Local Transmission

On January 11, 2021, according to Shenyang CDC, through epidemiological investigation and big data analysis, combined with whole-genome sequencing analysis, the source of the epidemic in Shenyang was that the entry personnel attacked by the COVID-19 after the 14-day quarantine. And then other infected patients caused the spread of the epidemic in related families and public places via hospital treatment and other family/community gathering activities.

Suihua (Heilongjiang): The Whole City in the Closed Management

Per the Suihua government, there were 46 COVID-19 infections reported in the city within two days. Therefore, since 15:00 on January 12, 2021, Suihua City has strictly implemented road traffic control and community / village control measures, as detailed below.

  • All entrances and exits in the main urban area are closed, and vehicles/people are forbidden to pass;

  • The waiting hall and the entrance of the railway station will be closed, and all passengers are banned from boarding the train;

  • City buses, long-distance buses and other passenger vehicles are all suspended;

  • The communities and villages in the town shall all be managed by enclosed type.

Full List of 74 Risk Areas in China

Furthermore, below is the full list of the high-and-medium-risk areas in China - updated on January 12th, 2021.

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