(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) A total of 23 confirmed cases in Ningbo, Zhejiang have spread at least 4 generations of infection

  China News Service, Ningbo, December 10 (Reporter Lin Bo) "The first case was spread within the family first, from family members to colleagues, and then the colleagues caused multiple infections through the Life Sunshine Moxibustion Nursing Center, and then the center Of infected persons have caused recurring infections in their families and communities.” On the evening of December 10, Yi Bo, deputy director and chief physician of the Ningbo Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Zhejiang Province, was at a press conference on the prevention and control of the new crown pneumonia epidemic in the city. Said that according to the epidemiological traceability investigation, from the first case on November 22 to the exposure of the infection outside Zhejiang Province, at least 4 generations of infected persons have been transmitted.

On duty in Zhenhai District, Ningbo City.

Photo courtesy of Lin Bingchao

  Since December 6, as of 18:00 on December 10, Ningbo has reported a total of 23 local confirmed cases and 7 asymptomatic infections, all of which have been isolated and treated in designated hospitals.

  From 0:00 on December 9th to 18:00 on 10th, there were 13 newly infected cases in Ningbo, 7 of which were related to Zhenhai Life Sunshine Moxibustion Care Center.

From the perspective of new sources, 5 cases were found in centralized isolation points, 1 case was found in home isolation, and 7 cases were found in routine screening in the control area.

  Up to now, all new positive infections have been found on active screening in Jiaochuan streets or isolation points.

  According to reports, the epidemic in Zhenhai District showed three main characteristics: a clear chain of epidemic transmission, a cluster of places, and an overall milder symptoms of the infected.

  According to Yi Bo, in response to the characteristic of "presenting a cluster of places", a total of 6 household cluster epidemics are currently involved, and 36% of the infected have been to the Life Sunshine Moxibustion Care Center.

  In response to the characteristic of "infected persons with mild symptoms overall," Yi Bo said that in this epidemic, elderly people over 60 accounted for 42% of the total number of infected persons. All confirmed cases are mild patients."

  On December 9, Zhenhai District carried out the second round of nucleic acid testing for all employees except Jiaochuan Street. A total of 442,479 people were sampled. Outside of Chuan Street, no new infections were found.

  Starting at 7:00 on December 10, Ningbo City has carried out the third round of nucleic acid testing for all employees in Jiaochuan Street.

As of 10:00 on the 10th, a total of 133,968 samples have been sampled, 133,595 samples have been reported, and 6 cases of positive infection have been detected.

  On December 11, the city will carry out nucleic acid testing on key personnel in the close, sub-closed, and sealed areas, and on the 12th, the third round of nucleic acid testing for all employees in Zhenhai District will be carried out.