The city of Tianjin, China, has conducted a high-volume test and reported that there are few cases of COVID-19 after blocking some areas to control the highly infectious subspecies of Omicron.
Tianjin, a major port in northern China, reported 18 cases of domestic infection with confirmed symptoms on Monday, National Health Commission (NHC) data showed on Tuesday. This indicates the minimum number of days in a week.
He Qinghua, an NHC official, said the new cases over the past three days were primarily quarantined people, so the risk of an outbreak in Tianjin escalating to other regions is gradually diminishing.
Boeing’s Chinese division, a US aircraft manufacturer, said Tuesday that a small number of employees were affected by various “community-level blockades” during the outbreak of Tianjin.
In response to Reuters’ question, Boeing China said, “We are currently maintaining normal levels of operation.”
Volkswagen and Toyota assembly plants in Tianjin remain closed due to the outbreak.
According to a statement by Volkswagen Group China on Tuesday, the city’s Volkswagen component factories have resumed several shifts since last Thursday.
Tianjin has reported more than 300 symptomatic local cases of coronavirus from current clusters, and the infection has spread to two other cities. It remains unclear how exactly how many local cases were Omicron in Tianjin.
The number of cases in Tianjin remains lower than many outbreaks abroad, but based on Chinese guidelines, it makes it difficult for locals to leave the town, blocks high-risk communities, and has 14 million inhabitants. We have started multiple tests on the subject. As much as possible.
In Beijing, the capital city where the Winter Olympic Games will be held from February 4, one local case with confirmed symptoms was reported on Monday. The infected individual was in close contact with a local Omicron case reported on January 15.
China is urging people to wear masks and gloves, especially when opening mail from abroad. Officials in Beijing and Shenzhen have said they “cannot rule out” that imports may have caused an infection in the city of Omicron.
Anyang, a city in central China that detected Omicron in an outbreak that said it could be traced back to those arriving from Tianjin, reported 94 cases of local symptoms on Monday. This is the maximum number per day since January 8th.
Anyang strengthened the curb over the weekend and demanded that the inhabitants not leave their communities and villages freely.
China reported a total of 127 local cases with confirmed symptoms on Monday, down from 163 the day before.
There were no new deaths on Monday, with 4636 deaths.
As of January 17, 105,258 symptomatic cases were identified in mainland China, including both local and imported cases.
China’s port city reports COVID case dip
Source link China’s port city reports COVID case dip