Four more imported cases in Beijing
Beijing novel coronavirus pneumonia deputy director Pang Xinghuo, today’s (March 27th), held a news conference on the prevention and control of new coronavirus pneumonia in Beijing. In March 27th, 4 cases of imported confirmed cases were reported in March 26th.
Pang said the four confirmed cases came from three countries, two in the UK, one in France and one in the US. There are four flights involved, namely: Singapore Airlines sq802 arriving in Beijing on March 18, Russian Airlines Su204 arriving in Beijing on March 22, Singapore Airlines sq802 arriving in Beijing on March 22 and Cathay Pacific cx5900 arriving in Beijing on March 24.
The places where the registered permanent residence of the tourists is located are Shanghai, Hebei and Jiangsu, respectively, and 1 French. From the perspective of occupational distribution, 2 cases were overseas students and 2 cases were staff.
Pang Xinghuo introduced a typical case.
Wang XX, male, 21 years old, a student of Dulan University in Shanghai, has been studying in the United States since January 2020, mainly in dormitories and schools. The novel coronavirus fever occurred in March 13th, and 15 days in the school hospital, and swabs were taken to detect the new coronavirus nucleic acid. The feedback was negative on 21.
Departing from Louisiana, USA, via Los Angeles, San Francisco and Hong Kong, flight cx5900 was transferred to Beijing on the 22nd and arrived in Beijing on the 24th. The novel coronavirus nucleic acid test was carried out by the 120 emergency vehicle transferred to Beijing Xiao Tang Shan Hospital after the customs quarantine health declaration was completed, and the results were positive. Combined with overseas life history, lung imaging, blood examination and other diagnostic basis, 26 days of diagnosis as a confirmed case, clinical classification as a common type.
Epidemiological investigation found that the patient had close contact with classmates who had fever symptoms before they developed fever symptoms in the United States, but during this period, they did not wear masks. On March 13, the patient and another classmate developed fever.
The novel coronavirus is highly infectious and causes high risk of clustering. Pang Xinghuo said that the above cases remind us that overseas students should do well in self-protection, wear masks scientifically and pay attention to hand hygiene, so as to protect themselves and benefit public health. If you find that there are fever, cough and other respiratory symptoms around, you should avoid contact and wear a good mask. When you have symptoms, you should isolate yourself and keep a safe distance from your classmates, roommates and colleagues.