(Fighting against New Coronary Pneumonia) The first occurrence of Omicron BA.2.3 evolutionary branch in Yantai, Shandong Province, the pressure on Beijing's epidemic prevention and control is increasing

  China News Agency, Beijing, April 25. Comprehensive news: China's National Health Commission announced on the 25th that there were 2,680 new confirmed cases in mainland China on the 24th, including 14 imported cases and 2,666 local cases.

There were 17,581 new asymptomatic infections, including 53 imported cases and 17,528 local cases.

51 new deaths, all local cases, in Shanghai.

  As of 24:00 on the 24th, there are 29,178 confirmed cases in mainland China, a total of 4,776 deaths, and a total of 203,334 confirmed cases.

There are currently 210 confirmed cases imported from abroad, with a total of 18,120 confirmed cases and no deaths.

Omicron BA.2.3 evolutionary branch first appeared in 107 Yantai in medium and high risk areas in mainland China

  On the 24th, there were 2,666 new local confirmed cases in mainland China, involving 18 provinces: 2,472 cases in Shanghai, 79 cases in Jilin, 26 cases in Heilongjiang, 14 cases in Beijing and Jiangxi, 13 cases in Zhejiang, 12 cases in Hunan, and 11 other provinces. Single-digit increase; 17,528 new local asymptomatic infections were added that day, distributed in 16 provinces: 16,983 in Shanghai, 116 in Jiangxi, 107 in Jilin, 92 in Jiangsu, 74 in Hebei, 49 in Shandong, and 10 others Each province has a new increase of less than 30 cases.

  The State Council's epidemic risk level inquiry applet shows that as of 19:00 on the 25th, there are 107 medium and high risk areas in mainland China, of which 6 are high risk areas, respectively in Fujian, Heilongjiang (2 each), and Beijing and Jilin (1 each) indivual).

There are 101 medium-risk areas, distributed in Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Heilongjiang and other provinces, of which 2 are high-risk areas and 35 are medium-risk areas in Heilongjiang Province, which is currently the province with the largest number of medium- and high-risk areas in mainland China.

  Yantai City, Shandong Province reported on the 25th that there were 36 new local infections (2 confirmed cases and 34 asymptomatic cases) in the city on the 24th.

Up to now, the city has completed the gene sequencing analysis of 16 local cases in 4 districts and cities, which belong to the same transmission chain. The genotype of the case is Omicron BA.2.3 evolutionary branch, which is the first occurrence in China.

Beijing's epidemic prevention and control pressure is increasing

  From 16:00 on the 24th to 16:00 on the 25th, Beijing added 29 local confirmed cases. Since April 22, a total of 70 local infections have been reported, involving 8 districts. There were 10 cases in mountainous areas and 6 cases in Shunyi District.

As of 12:00 on the 25th, there is 1 high-risk area in Beijing, Songyuli Community, Panjiayuan Street, Chaoyang District; 6 medium-risk areas, respectively in Chaoyang District (5) and Fangshan District (1).

  The Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on the 25th that with the further progress of the epidemic, the distribution area and the places involved in the epidemic have expanded. In addition to the previously reported school and family cluster epidemics, two new cases were caused by gatherings. In the cluster epidemic, two restaurants in Fangshan District and Chaoyang District involved 10 and 5 infected people respectively.

  According to reports, the preliminary epidemiological results show that the transmission chain of the recent epidemic in Beijing is basically clear, and some infected persons belong to the same transmission chain, which is completely consistent with the recent clustered epidemic outside Beijing and the virus sequence that spilled over to other provinces and cities.

  Beijing officials said that the current situation of epidemic prevention and control in Beijing is severe and complicated, facing multiple risks such as overseas, foreign imports and the increase in the flow of people during the May 1st holiday, and the pressure of prevention and control continues to increase. risk, and resolutely block the chain of virus transmission.

  According to the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Commerce, at present, the supply of various daily necessities in Beijing is sufficient and stable.

On the retail side, Beijing requires the city's large chain supermarkets, fresh food e-commerce platforms and other key supply guarantee enterprises to stock up at more than three times their daily consumption to ensure that the goods are sufficient and the price is stable, and from the 25th, they will open half an hour earlier and close their stores later in the evening. .

There have been 138 deaths in this round of epidemic in Shanghai, Jilin fully guarantees the resumption of work and production

  The epidemic in Shanghai is still at a high level. On the 24th, 2,472 new local confirmed cases and 16,983 asymptomatic infections were added.

As of 24:00 on the 24th, 196 severe patients and 23 critically ill patients were treated in the hospital.

  The Shanghai Municipal Health Commission reported on the 25th that there were 51 new local deaths in the city on the 24th, with an average age of 84.2 years old, and a total of 37 elderly people over 80 years old, the oldest being 100 years old.

All 51 patients had serious underlying diseases, and only 4 patients had been vaccinated against the new crown. The direct cause of death was the underlying disease.

Since the 17th, Shanghai has reported a total of 138 local deaths in the past 8 days.

  According to reports, starting from April 22, Shanghai has comprehensively launched nine major actions to clear the society.

On the 26th, Shanghai will conduct nucleic acid screening for all personnel in all closed, controlled and preventive areas.

  On the 24th, Jilin Province added 186 new cases of local infections (79 confirmed cases and 107 asymptomatic cases), the first time since March 9 that the number of cases fell below 200.

  Jilin Province held a press conference on the 25th, saying that Jilin Province will focus on coordinating the work deployment of epidemic prevention and control and economic and social development, comprehensively do a good job in flow investigation, isolation and transportation, and environmental disinfection, and continue to deploy nucleic acid testing and sampling forces in the province. Provide nucleic acid testing guarantees for enterprises to resume work and production and ensure smooth logistics.

 The epidemic situation in Zhejiang has stabilized, and the number of local infected people in Shangrao, Jiangxi has increased significantly

  Zhejiang Province added 13 local confirmed cases and 19 asymptomatic infections on the 24th, and 15 asymptomatic infections from 0:00 to 15:00 on the 25th.

Since March 3, Zhejiang has reported a total of 539 local confirmed cases and 657 local asymptomatic infections.

  The Zhejiang Provincial Health and Health Commission said on the 25th that the current epidemic situation in Zhejiang has generally stabilized, and the number of new local infections reported in most regions is declining, and the social risks are generally controllable.

However, the risk of cross-introduction across provinces and regions persists. In the past week, Zhejiang reported 34 cases of imported epidemics and 61 cases of infections in neighboring cities outside the province.

  There has been a surge in local infections in Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province. On the 24th, there were 9 new local confirmed cases and 106 asymptomatic infections, all from Wannian County.

As of 24:00 on the 24th, Wannian County, Shangrao has completed nucleic acid screening of more than 800,000 people, and found 130 local infections, including 9 confirmed cases and 121 asymptomatic infections.

  According to previous reports, one positive person was found in Wannian County, Shangrao on the 21st, and 8 new local asymptomatic infections were added on the 22nd, which were related cases imported from outside the province.

From the 21st, Wannian County has implemented a large-scale regional static management throughout the county.