(Fighting against new crown pneumonia) Xingtai, Hebei, reported 2 cases of asymptomatic infection of new crown virus on the 20th

  China News Service, Xingtai, October 21 (Reporter Zhang Pengxiang) Xingtai City, Hebei Province held a press conference on the prevention and control of the new crown pneumonia epidemic on the evening of the 20th.

According to the report, after an epidemiological investigation, the 2 cases of positive asymptomatic infection of the new coronavirus reported in Xingtai City on the 20th were initially judged to be imported from other provinces and have epidemiological links with the confirmed cases in Beijing.

  Qian Lixia, deputy mayor of Xingtai City, stated that Xingtai City has implemented bans on the Guixiangzhai Hotel in Zijingyuecheng District, Quanxi Street, Xindu District, where the two imported asymptomatic infections are located.

They completely wiped out the family and the external environment they lived in, the places where they ate, and the taxis they took.

  At present, two imported asymptomatic infections have been sent to designated hospitals for treatment and their condition is stable.

Nucleic acid tests for all employees have been carried out in the main urban area of ​​Xindu District and Xiangdu District of Xingtai City.

As of 18:30 that day, the main urban area of ​​Xindu District had completed nucleic acid sampling of 528,059 people.

  At noon on the 20th, a reporter from Chinanews.com saw at three nucleic acid sampling points in the Qilinwan District, Xindu District, Xingtai City, that under the guidance of on-site staff, the sampling work was orderly, and a citizen's sampling could be completed in half a minute.

  Ren Weihong, director of the Xingtai City Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said that the virus samples have been sent to the Hebei Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention for viral gene sequencing, and traceability is still in progress.

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