China News Service, Shanghai, May 8 (Reporter Chen Jing) At the press conference on the prevention and control of the new coronary pneumonia epidemic in Shanghai held on the 8th, Zhao Dandan, deputy director of the Shanghai Municipal Health Commission, said that in order to ensure that "no one household is missed, No one will be left behind", Shanghai will carry out "sweeping the streets, sweeping the buildings, knocking on the door", strengthening the inspection of enterprises, construction sites, shops along the street, apartment buildings, commercial buildings, hotels, and social mobile personnel, and corresponding to the health of those who have not been inspected. The code is assigned a yellow code.

  On the 7th, Shanghai added 215 new local confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia and 3,760 asymptomatic infections; on the 7th, 8 new local deaths were reported, with an average age of 80.6 years old.

These 8 patients were combined with severe multi-organ chronic underlying diseases and malignant tumors, and the direct causes of death were all underlying diseases or malignant tumors; only one patient had received the new crown vaccine.

From the 1st to the 7th, about 63 million people were screened for nucleic acid and about 126 million people were tested for antigen in Shanghai.

  Regarding the emergence of new coronavirus mutant strains in Shanghai, Zhao Dandan said that no new mutant strains with stronger transmission have been found in Shanghai.

Relevant departments continue to carry out gene sequencing of new coronavirus samples. The sequencing results show that the virus genotypes of infected people reported in Shanghai's local epidemic are mainly Omicron BA.2 and BA.2.2 variants.