China News Service, Tianjin, January 8 (Reporter Zhang Daozheng) Tianjin City held a press conference on the prevention and control of the new crown virus pneumonia epidemic on the 8th. According to the investigation, as of 21:00, another 18 cases of new coronavirus infection were detected among close contacts in Tianjin, and all of them have been transferred to designated hospitals for isolation and treatment.

The infected people mainly involved the care institutions where the cases were located, school students and parents.

  In the early morning of January 8, Tianjin detected 2 positive cases of the new coronavirus nucleic acid test among the people who were willing to check and take the initiative in the fever clinic. After comprehensive research and judgment by the municipal expert group, they were determined to be local confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia (light).

  As of 21:00 on January 8, a total of 814 close contacts, 553 secondary close contacts, 767 negative and 18 positive nucleic acid tests have been determined to be traced, and other investigation and control work is still in progress.

A total of 70 items and environmental samples from relevant places were investigated, and 14 were positive for nucleic acid tests, including 2 positive samples from the elevator of the building where the patient was located, 12 samples from the patient's home environment, and the rest were negative.

All epidemic-related places are subject to terminal disinfection.

As of 21:00, a total of 75,680 people have been quarantined and managed in this outbreak.

  Gu Qing said that after the outbreak, Tianjin gave full play to the advantages of the emergency command mechanism and immediately entered an emergency state. The Tianjin Municipal Party Committee, the Municipal Government, and the Municipal Prevention and Control Headquarters were mainly responsible for comrades who went to the front line to direct and deploy the epidemic prevention and control at the urban two levels. The headquarters handled day and night, and the health, public security and other relevant departments worked closely together to do a good job in epidemic prevention and control.

  At present, Tianjin has deployed authoritative medical experts in the city to give full play to the advantages of traditional Chinese medicine, scientific research and judgment, "one person, one policy", continue to strengthen treatment measures, do everything possible to improve the effect of diagnosis and treatment, maximize the cure rate and reduce the mortality rate.

At the same time, strengthen the management of key parts such as pre-examination and triage, fever clinics, outpatient and emergency rooms, and inpatient wards, strictly implement the measures and responsibilities for hospital infection prevention and control, and strictly prevent the occurrence of nosocomial epidemics.