CHINA’S FIGHT AGAINST NOVEL CORO­N­AVIRUS OUT­BREAK

Fiji Sun - - ASIA/CHINA/PACIFIC NEWS -

Here are the lat­est de­vel­op­ments on COVID-19 in China:

Chi­nese health au­thor­ity said Sun­day that it re­ceived re­port of 14 new con­firmed COVID-19 cases on the Chi­nese main­land Satur­day, of which two were im­ported cases re­ported in Shang­hai.

Twelve cases were do­mes­ti­cally trans­mit­ted, with 11 re­ported in Jilin Prov­ince and the other one in Hubei Prov­ince.

No deaths were re­ported Satur­day on the main­land.

A to­tal of 74 pa­tients of COVID-19 were dis­charged from hos­pi­tals Satur­day af­ter re­cov­ery on the Chi­nese main­land.

Al­to­gether 78,120 pa­tients had been cured and dis­charged from hos­pi­tals by the end of Satur­day.

A new sur­vey by China Youth

Daily found that 58.6 per cent of re­spon­dents sup­ported the roll­out of tax and fee re­duc­tion mea­sures to ease strains on firms and help mit­i­gate the im­pact of the COVID-19 epi­demic

A Chi­nese health of­fi­cial said Sun­day ef­fec­tive per­sonal pro­tec­tion mea­sures should be main­tained to guard against the novel coro­n­avirus. The clus­ter in­fec­tion cases are a re­minder that peo­ple should al­ways stay alert and step up per­sonal pro­tec­tion against the virus, said Mi Feng, spokesper­son for the Na­tional Health Com­mis­sion, at a press con­fer­ence

A sub­sidiary of China’s largest oil re­finer Sinopec put into op­er­a­tion the 12th of its 12 melt­blown non-wo­ven fab­ric pro­duc­tion lines Satur­day to meet the brisk de­mand of face mask pro­duc­ers.

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