Notice of COVID-19 Epidemic Prevention and Control in Huzhou
Recently, due to a new round of COVID-19 outbreak caused by Delta Variant, cluster epdemic has been found in several cities and provinces, many places have been listed as medium & hign-risk areas, and the epidemic prevention and control situation has become compicated and grim. In order to fully implement the epidemic prevention and control strategy by focusing on both the prevention of imported cases and a rebound in indigenous cases, we hereby issue the following notification in accordance with the latest national and provincial prevention and control requirements:
Ⅰ. Cancel unnecessary travel. Please follow the updates about the medium & high-risk areas in China, make appropriate arrangements for your trip and avoid travelling to the cities or districts of municipalities where the the medium & high-risk areas are located or local positive cases have been reported. Please don’t travel outside Zhejiang Province unless necessary. if you have to, please step up self-protection and follow the local epidemic prevention and control measures. Those who are now in medium & high-risk areas should postpone the date of coming or returning to Huzhou. People coming and returning to Huzhou from the cities or districts of municipalities where the the medium & high-risk areas are located and local positive cases have been reported should immediately report to the local community (village), employer or hotel, and cooperate in receiving the nucleic acid tests and undertaking certain health management measures.
Ⅱ. Reduce gathering in the public places. Please do not organize and participate in gathering activities such as parties and dinners if it is not necessary. Try to cancel or postpone the holding of banquets, and avoid going to bars, public bath houses and other places with a closed space and crowds. The number of tourists received in the scenic spots should not exceed 50% of its maximum capacity and indoor performance events should be suspended. The number of visitors received by cinemas, entertainment places, Internet cafes, libraries, art galleries, and museums should not exceed 50% of its approved limit. The number of people attending religious activities or worship ceremonies should not exceed 60% of the capacity of the venues. Leisure activity spots with confined space such as chess & poker rooms, mahjong rooms, table game rooms should be shut down.
Ⅲ. Strenghen management of pubulic places with crowds. Strictly implement the prevention and control measures in public places. People should accept body temperature measuring, show the health codes and keep wearing facial masks at key public sites, including shopping malls, supermarkets, farmers' markets, hotels, restaurants, tourism exhibitions, sports and entertainment areas, scenic spots, public transports, government organs, enterprises and institutions etc.. Health codes should be checked on entering residential areas. Strengthen the management of nursing homes and welfare homes. Visitors coming from abroad or risky areas should not be allowed in and indoor activities organized by non-governmental sectors should be suspended.
Ⅳ. Strengthen the primary responsibiliy of the host of large-scale conferences and events. Suspend unnecessary large-scale conferences, exhibitions, artistic performances, contests and other gathering activities. If the events are really essential, the organizers should bear the main responsibility of epidemic prevention and control, make the epidemic prevention and control work plan, reasonably control the number of participants, and implement the epidemic prevention and control measures.
Ⅴ. Regulate hospital and clinic visits. Medical treatment reservation in staggered hour is strongly recommended. If any symptoms as fever, sore throat, running nose, blocked nose, dry cough occur, immediately visit the outpatient fever department at the hospital. Never go to the drug stores for antipyretics or cough medicine without seeing the doctor. Patients visiting the fever clinic should accept the nucleic acid tests and should not leave the hospitals until they get the negative reports for the tests. All the hospitalized patients and their attendants shall provide negative nucleic acid certificate within 3 days upon admission. Avoid unnecessary nursing care or visits while in the hospitals. One fixed attendant is allowed if really necessary and he or she should stay in the ward and not join in any kind of gathering or visit other wards .
Ⅵ. Receive vaccination as early as possible. Those who have not been vaccinated are advised to have the inoculation as early as possible at the vaccination site nearby. Those who have not finished the whole inoculation process should receive the remanining jabs as early as possible. Those aged between 12 and 17 should get vaccinated as early as possible according to school arrangements or community notification.
When people work with one mind, they can even remove Mount Taishan. Facing the epidemic, everyone of us should take the responsibility. We are always the first responsible person for our own health. Please actively take epidemic prevention and control measures and build a tight defense against the epidemic with our joint efforts. Your understanding and supports is the biggest confidence for us to fight against the epidemic and safeguard the security of the people.
Leading Group for COVID-19 Prevention
and Control in Huzhou
August 5, 2021