Between 00:00 and 24:00, April 27, no new confirmed imported COVID-19 case was reported in Jiangsu.As of 24:00, April 27, 22 confirmed imported cases have been reported in Jiangsu, 15 of whom have been discharged from hospital and 7were still under isolated treatment in hospital.
No new confirmed local case was reported on April 27. 631 confirmed local cases have been reported in Jiangsu cumulatively and all have been discharged from hospital as of 24:00, April 27.
On April 27, no new asymptomatic carrier was reported in the province, and 1 such case was released from centralized quarantine and medical supervision. 2 asymptomatic carriers, both ofwhich were imported from overseas, were still under centralized quarantine and medical supervision at designated hospitals.
Of the traced 13,637close contacts with the confirmed cases and asymptomatic carriers, 14are still under medical quarantine and 13,623 have been released.
Experts note that we are still faced with acomplex situation in fighting against the pandemic. We need to take prevention and control as regular workwith high vigilance and tight precautions. All those who visit or return to Jiangsu should comply with relevant regulations, fulfill their responsibilities by truthfully declaring their health conditions and travel histories and make health declaration via “Jiangsu Health Code”. They should seek treatment at designated fever clinics as soon as possible, if symptoms such as fever and cough occur, and report their whereabouts in the previous two weeks.
Everyone bears the primary responsibility for their own health. The public is advised to maintain good hygiene by washing hands and ventilating rooms frequently, wearing masks when going out, refraining from spitting or littering in public places, and using a tissue or the elbow to cover the mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing. The public should develop a healthy lifestyle; keep a balanced diet and exercise properly; quit smoking and drink moderately; and pursue the peace of mind. Unnecessary gathering and travel are still not recommended, and social distancing should be practiced.