(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) Local cases in mainland China remain high, experts say that the Shanghai epidemic gradually has the conditions to form an inflection point

  China News Agency, Beijing, March 24th. Comprehensive news: China's National Health Commission announced on the 24th that there were 2,054 new confirmed cases in mainland China on the 23rd, of which 44 were imported from abroad and 2,010 were local.

There were 2,829 new asymptomatic infections, including 107 imported cases and 2,722 local cases.

  As of 24:00 on the 23rd, there are 26,253 confirmed cases in mainland China, a total of 4,638 deaths, and a total of 139,285 confirmed cases.

There are currently 1,300 confirmed cases imported from abroad, with a total of 17,096 confirmed cases and no deaths.

 The number of high-risk areas in mainland China where local cases remain high increases to 54

  Local cases in mainland China continue to remain high.

On the 23rd, there were 2,010 new local confirmed cases, breaking the thousand cases for 12 consecutive days, and more than 2,000 cases for 3 consecutive days.

The cases are distributed in 19 provinces, of which 90% are from Jilin Province (1810 cases).

Although Fujian Province (69 cases) is still in second place, the daily increase in local confirmed cases has dropped to double digits for the first time in the past seven days.

There were 29 new local confirmed cases in Tianjin, 16 in Shandong, 12 in Jiangxi, and 10 each in Heilongjiang and Henan.

  There were 2,722 new cases of local asymptomatic infections that day, a new high this year, and more than 2,000 cases for five consecutive days.

The above-mentioned infected people involved 20 provinces, of which Shanghai (979 cases), Jilin (791 cases), Hebei (229 cases), Shandong (170 cases), Fujian (162 cases), Liaoning (134 cases) all broke for 5 consecutive days. Hundreds of cases.

  The State Council's epidemic risk level inquiry applet shows that as of 18:00 on the 24th, there are 681 medium and high-risk areas in mainland China, including 54 high-risk areas and 627 medium-risk areas.

Compared with the data of the previous day (as of 13:00 on the 23rd), the high-risk and medium-risk areas each increased by 4.

  More than 20,000 local confirmed cases in Jilin Province, more than 98% of which are mild

  Jilin Province added 1,810 new local confirmed cases on the 23rd, breaking the thousand cases for seven consecutive days.

Since March, Jilin Province has reported more than 27,000 local infections, including more than 20,000 confirmed cases.

  About 98% of the local infected people in this round of epidemic in Jilin Province are concentrated in Jilin City and Changchun City.

It is worth noting that the number of new local confirmed cases in Changchun has exceeded 1,000 for 4 consecutive days. As of 24:00 on the 23rd, Changchun's current round of epidemics has reported more than 10,000 local confirmed cases, surpassing Jilin City, which had the most severe epidemic before.

  Jilin Province announced on the 24th that the vast majority of patients treated in hospitals in Jilin Province are currently mild, accounting for more than 98%.

Focusing on the goal of social dynamic clearing, the province has clarified 22 key inspection contents, and carried out supervision and inspections on 114 communities (villages) and 223 communities in Changchun and Jilin cities.

A total of 221,000 volunteers in the province participated in the voluntary service of epidemic prevention and control, and implemented control measures for 8,630 nucleic acid testing points, 2,679 closed communities and buildings.

  According to previous official reports, the outbreak in Jilin Province was caused by a new imported virus. It is preliminarily judged that the virus was imported into Jilin in late February and spread locally.

According to experts' judgment, the epidemic situation in Jilin is expected to usher in an "inflection point" in mid-April.

  The epidemic situation in Shanghai gradually has the conditions to form an "inflection point". There are 7 high-risk areas in Tianjin.

  On the 23rd, Shanghai added 4 local confirmed cases and 979 asymptomatic infections.

Among them, the number of asymptomatic infections has increased for 7 consecutive days, and more than 700 cases have been recorded for 4 consecutive days.

As of 24:00 on the 23rd, Shanghai currently has 196 local confirmed cases in hospital and 5,170 local asymptomatic infections still under medical observation.

  Zhang Wenhong, director of the Department of Infectious Diseases of Shanghai Huashan Hospital, posted on his personal social media on the 24th that in the past few days, Shanghai is fighting the most difficult battle since the fight against the epidemic, and the number of infected people has exceeded expectations a year ago.

Shanghai is a super-large international city. Faced with the attack of the Omicron virus strain, which is dominated by asymptomatic infection, it was initially found that the number of cases increased exponentially after infection, making it very difficult to prevent and control.

  Zhang Wenhong said that the current Shanghai screening big data shows that the proportion of rolling screening cases in non-controlled areas is gradually decreasing, and currently only accounts for 10% of the total cases, indicating that the social epidemic is gradually under control.

Although the inflection point of the epidemic has not yet appeared, the conditions for forming an inflection point have gradually been met.

  Tianjin added 29 local confirmed cases and 48 local asymptomatic infections on the 23rd. From February 24 to March 23, a total of 634 local infections were reported in this round of epidemic in Tianjin, of which 508 were confirmed cases.

  Tianjin City adjusted the risk level on the 24th.

After adjustment, Tianjin has 7 high-risk areas and 11 medium-risk areas.

  Quanzhou's epidemic situation is still high, and Shenzhen's epidemic situation continues to improve

  On the 23rd, Fujian Province added 69 local confirmed cases and 162 asymptomatic infections.

Since March 13, Fujian Province has reported a total of 1,078 local confirmed cases and 867 local asymptomatic infections still under medical observation. Most of the above-mentioned cases are in Quanzhou City.

  Quanzhou officials said on the 24th that the current round of the epidemic in the city is characterized by point-like aggregation and multi-point distribution, and the current epidemic is still in a high platform area.

  On the 23rd, Langfang City, Hebei Province added 6 local confirmed cases and 143 asymptomatic infections. A total of more than 2,500 local cases have been reported in this round of epidemic, most of which are asymptomatic infections.

  Langfang City held a press conference on the 24th, saying that in order to curb the spread of the epidemic as soon as possible, the city carried out large-scale nucleic acid testing to identify hidden cases; on the other hand, it carried out comprehensive disinfection and sterilization to minimize the risk of virus transmission.

As of the 24th, Langfang City has launched 11 rounds of nucleic acid testing for all employees in a row. The city has accumulated 1,356 key points for killing, with a killing area of ​​14.071 million square meters.

  Shenzhen, Guangdong Province reported 9 new local cases on the 23rd, including 5 confirmed cases and 4 asymptomatic infections.

  The Shenzhen Municipal Health Commission said on the 24th that the daily number of new positive cases in Shenzhen dropped rapidly and dropped to single digits for the first time on the 23rd. Among them, there was only one positive case in the initial screening of the society, and the epidemic situation in the city was generally controllable.