Beijing raises number of ‘high-risk’ countries and regions to 25
A supply man contacts a buyer by cell phone in Beijing, capital of China, March 12, 2020. Picture: Xinhua
Beijing raised the variety of nations and areas thought-about to be at excessive danger of imported COVID-19 an infection to 25, together with the US and Italy and newly listed Australia, Singapore, Japan and China’s Hong Kong, as China’s capital now takes stopping and controlling the imported circumstances as a precedence.
Chen Bei, a prime official with the Beijing authorities, stated on Wednesday at a press convention that town has added ten nations and areas to the listing – Portugal, Czech Republic, Greece, Israel, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, and China’s Hong Kong – following 15 that had been named beforehand by China’s Ministry of Overseas Affairs, The Beijing Information reported Wednesday.
The ministry warned Chinese language nationals to not go to Italy, Spain, France, Germany, the US, Switzerland, the UK, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Belgium and Austria, because the nations have been hit onerous by the pandemic.
Beijing confirmed 5 extra imported COVID-19 circumstances from overseas on Tuesday, all of whom had been Chinese language abroad college students. Two returned from the US, two from the UK, and one from Spain.
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The ministry reminded Chinese language nationals within the nations to guard themselves, keep away from pointless out of doors actions and guard towards cross an infection.