Recent cases in Chongqing mainly caused by close contact
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- How is the epidemic situation in Chongqing? At the press conference on Chongqing novel coronavirus pneumonia prevention and control work held on February 13, Xia Pei, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee of Chongqing Health Commission, notified relevant information. The expert analysis showed that the new cases recently were mainly caused by close contact.
From February 6 to 11, a total of 116 new cases were confirmed in Chongqing, of which 80 were caused by close contact. The proportion of group cases in the total reported cases kept increasing, reaching at 57%, of which 86.5% were caused by family gathering. Experts called for that the control of infection source and cutting off of transmission routes are the fundamental measures for the prevention and control of infectious diseases. We shall effectively pay close attention to the concentrated quarantine and medical observation of close contacts, strengthen the analysis and study of close contacts, and realize early discovery, early reporting, early quarantine and early treatment. (Translated by Huang Juan, Fathom Language Limited)