(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) Nearly 25,000 New Corona Virus Infected Jilin Epidemic Has Still Not Reaching an Inflection Point

  China News Agency, Changchun, March 23 (Reporter Guo Jia) The reporter learned from the data released by the Jilin Provincial Health and Health Commission on the 23rd that since the outbreak of the new crown pneumonia epidemic on March 1, as of the 22nd, Jilin Province has reported a total of new crown pneumonia. Nearly 25,000 people have been infected with the virus.

  The Jilin Provincial Government Information Office held a press conference on epidemic prevention and control on the 23rd to report that as of 24:00 on March 22, a total of 88,054 close contacts and 98,683 second-close contacts were found in this round of epidemic in the province, of which 107,739 were still in isolation.

  When the current round of the epidemic occurred for half a month, more than 10,000 people were infected in Jilin Province. Six days later, on March 21, the number of infected people exceeded 20,000.

At present, Jilin Province is still the most severely affected area in mainland China, and the number of infected people accounts for more than half of the country.

  Zhang Li, deputy director of the Jilin Provincial Health and Health Commission, said that at present, the epidemic situation in the province is still severe, and it is still running at a high level. We must increase our efforts to block the spread of the epidemic in the community to the greatest extent and ensure that the number of new infections will appear as soon as possible. inflection point.

  In the process of fighting against the Omicron virus strain, the nucleic acid detection of all local staff has been transformed into a method of "mixed screening + antigen chasing", and the detection efficiency has been significantly improved.

Two days ago, the official strengthened the nucleic acid testing work again, requiring residents in Changchun and Jilin, the two most severely affected areas, not to leave the community (village) during the three-day nucleic acid testing period.

  In the community where the reporter is located, due to the orderly coordination of volunteers, there are no longer long queues for nucleic acid testing, and no people gather.

The reporter completed the test in just over ten minutes.

According to the official introduction, at present, there are 555,000 staff engaged in community management and control in Jilin Province.

  Zhang Li introduced that in the latest round of nucleic acid testing, except for the outer suburban counties where no epidemic was found in multiple rounds of testing, all other regions in Jilin Province completed high-quality nucleic acid testing for all employees within 24 hours.