(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) The number of confirmed cases in Inner Mongolia in this round of epidemic increased to 45

  China News Service, Hohhot, February 18 (Reporter Zhang Wei) On the 18th, the reporter learned from the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region New Coronary Pneumonia Epidemic Prevention and Control Headquarters that as of now, this round of epidemic has caused the number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in Inner Mongolia to increase to 45, involving Manzhouli City, Hohhot City, Baotou City 3 places.

Data map: On February 18, at a nucleic acid testing point in Hohhot, people registered for nucleic acid testing in an orderly manner.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Liu Wenhua

  Xiaofang, deputy mayor of the Hohhot Municipal Government, introduced at the press conference on the prevention and control of the new crown pneumonia epidemic held on the same day that as of 14:00 on February 18, Hohhot had reported a total of 37 local confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia.

  According to the news from the Inner Mongolia New Coronary Pneumonia Epidemic Prevention and Control Headquarters, the cumulative reported confirmed cases in Hohhot were found in personnel who should be tested, actively seek medical treatment, routine nucleic acid testing, and isolation control.

  At 20:30 on February 17, Baotou City reported a confirmed case of new coronary pneumonia. The case drove to Hohhot on February 10 and returned to Baotou on February 13; at 3:00 on February 18, the city added a new case. One confirmed case of new coronary pneumonia was a close contact of the confirmed case in Hohhot; from 7:00 to 10:00 on February 18, a new confirmed case of new coronary pneumonia was added in the city, which was a close contact of the first confirmed case in Baotou.

  At present, local residents of Baotou do not leave Baotou City unless it is necessary. If they do need to leave, they must hold a negative nucleic acid test certificate within 48 hours.

  Large-scale lantern fairs, trade fairs, banquets, celebrations, job fairs and other collective activities in the city are suspended; all medical institutions that do not set up fever clinics are not allowed to treat fever cases; welfare institutions, elderly care service institutions, and public security, judicial and administrative institutions are fully closed. management; all kinds of social organizations do not hold gathering activities.

  Song Jixiang, deputy mayor of the Manzhouli Municipal Government, introduced at a press conference that as of 12:00 on the 18th, the city had reported a total of 5 local confirmed cases.

"A total of 111 local close contacts and 1,122 secondary close contacts were investigated. The nucleic acid test results of all staff in the two rounds were negative." (End)