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Outbreaks of new delta variants in Nanjing, China, could spread to more regions, Chinese health regulators say

A new outbreak of a highly contagious delta mutant in Nanjing, located in Jiangsu Province, eastern China, is likely to spread to more areas in the short term, a senior National Health Commission official said. One HeQinghua said at a press conference. Saturday. The first wave of this outbreak, first discovered at Nanjing Lukou International Airport, occurred when tourists flocked to popular scenic spots.

“Due to the above three characteristics, the outbreak of Nanjing has spread to other regions inside and outside Jiangsu Province, and there is a risk that it will spread to more regions,” said Qinghua.

According to data from the National Health Commission, a total of 262 infections have been reported by Friday (31 July) since the first confirmed case was reported on 20 July. Zhangjiajie in Hunan Province, central China, was another important point in the resurrection of COVID-19.

Qinghua points out that the Delta variant remains a type of coronavirus with a clear source of infection, and that China has successfully reduced more than 30 outbreaks in areas such as Guangdong in the South China Sea and Liaoning in northeastern China. Also emphasized.

Feng Zijian, Deputy Director of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Secretary-General of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, cited precautionary measures in both cities as well as measures taken to curb the outbreak, including extensive tracking of people leaving Nanjing and Zhangjiajie. rice field.

Zijian has warned people in medium- and high-risk areas to cancel their trips within the state, but those planning a trip to these areas are advised to postpone their visit.

As of Saturday afternoon, China has classified three high-risk areas and 70 medium-risk areas across seven states.

Edited by Mehak Agarwal

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Outbreaks of new delta variants in Nanjing, China, could spread to more regions, Chinese health regulators say

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