(Combating new crown pneumonia) 24 provinces and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps have no new confirmed cases. 6 provinces lowered their emergency response levels.

China News Agency, Beijing, February 24 (Reporter Li Yanan) At a press conference on the joint prevention and control mechanism of the State Council of China held on the 24th, Mi Feng, a spokesperson for China's National Health Council and deputy director of the Department of Publicity, said on February 23. There were no newly confirmed cases in 24 provinces and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. Recently, 6 provinces have lowered their emergency response levels for public health emergencies.

Except Hubei, on the 23rd, 11 new cases were confirmed, 170 new cases were suspected, 1 new death was added, and the number of severe cases decreased by 55. Outside Hubei Province, the number of newly confirmed cases in 6 provinces was 3 or less, and 24 provinces and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps had no new confirmed cases.

On February 24th, Taiyuan, Shanxi Province, a large-screen street scrolling broadcast slogan to prevent the new crown pneumonia epidemic. On the evening of February 23, the official website of the Shanxi Provincial People's Government released news that, starting at 00:00 on February 24, 2020, the emergency response level of public health emergencies in Shanxi Province was adjusted from first level to second level. Photo by China News Agency reporter Wu Junjie

From February 21 to 24, the four provinces of Gansu, Liaoning, Guizhou, and Yunnan successively adjusted the emergency response levels for public health emergencies from first to third, and Shanxi and Guangdong from first to second. The number of newly confirmed cases nationwide has been below 1,000 for 5 consecutive days. The number of confirmed cases has been declining for nearly a week. The number of newly discharged cases in all provinces is greater than or equal to the number of newly confirmed cases.

Mi Feng said that at present, the epidemic prevention and control work has achieved staged results, and the situation of the epidemic situation in the country has shown a positive trend. The relevant provinces can appropriately adjust the emergency response level according to the actual situation in various places to achieve precise prevention and control in a hierarchical manner. Restore production and life order.

It is understood that from February 22nd to 23rd, the China-World Health Organization New Crown Pneumonia Joint Expert Inspection Team conducted a field investigation in Hubei Province. The inspection team visited Tongji Hospital's Guanggu District and Wuhan Sports Center's Cabin Hospital, went to the Provincial Disease Control Center to investigate the situation of new crown pneumonia epidemic prevention and medical treatment in Hubei and Wuhan, and was in charge with members of the provincial joint prevention and control mechanism People and experts communicate.

On February 23, the inspection team in Wuhan reported to the National Health and Health Commission of China the situation, main findings and recommendations of the inspection in China. Mi Feng said that China will further improve the major epidemic prevention and control systems and mechanisms, improve the national public health emergency management system, and continue to strengthen cooperation with the World Health Organization. (Finish)