It has been reported that China has punished 30 officials who failed to tackle the outbreak of the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19).
30 officials across the country have either been fired or sentenced for failing to respond properly to Kovid-19 cases, which have recently increased.
It was reported that among those sanctioned for inadequacy, there was a deputy mayor, heads of municipal and health commissions, hospital administrators, staff of airport and tourist units.
China’s National Health Commission has announced that 94 local cases of Kovid-19 have been recorded in the past 24 hours.
Recently, at the airport in the eastern city of Nanjing, the highly contagious variant Delta was seen among airport workers and spread from the tropical region of Hainan to Inner Mongolia.
After the delta variant was seen in the city of Zhangjiajie, the city of 1.5 million people was closed, while travel restrictions and social distancing measures began to be implemented again.
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THEY TEST THE WHOLE CITY
Almost everyone in Wuhan, China, where the new type of coronavirus outbreak (Kovid-19) has emerged, have been tested for the virus.
Almost everyone living in Wuhan, where the Kovid-19 outbreak has occurred, have been tested for the virus.
According to information from Xinhua, Li Tao, deputy secretary general of Wuhan municipal government, told reporters that it was decided to carry out mass tests in the city of 11.3 million people due to the increase in cases. Li noted that since Tuesday, almost everyone in the city has been tested.
Li said children under 6 and college students who are out of town for summer vacation are not tested.
Authorities said 9 new cases were discovered during testing in Wuhan and those people have been hospitalized.
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Stepping up measures against the epidemic, city officials decided to conduct city-wide testing on August 3, after a long period of local cases.
All schools and educational institutions have been instructed to suspend face-to-face education activities and increase health inspections on their campuses.
Measures against Kovid-19 have been stepped up, including the requirement to wear masks, measure fever and check health tracking codes in the metro.
China’s National Health Commission said 96 cases of Kovid-19, including 81 of local origin, have been detected nationwide in the past 24 hours.
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Since the start of the epidemic in the country, 93,000,701 cases have been encountered, while 4,000,636 people have died from the virus.
It was reported that 9 million 890,000 people were tested in Wuhan between May 14 and June 1, 2020.