Shenzhen has 32 new cases, experts said

2022-05-05 0 By

(Health Times reporter Wang Zhenya) From February 4 to 20 midnight, Shenzhen, Guangdong province, has a total of 32 new local cases of COVID-19.According to the shenzhen Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the detected cases were all infected with the omicron variant strain.Although new local cases continue to appear in Shenzhen, most of them are close contacts under control, and the risk of social transmission is low.Li Jie (pseudonym), an expert from the Shenzhen Center for Disease Control and Prevention, told Health Times that the focus of shenzhen’s epidemic prevention and control is to prevent imported drivers, among which cross-border drivers are the key groups.Prevention and control of the imported virus from Hong Kong is no small challenge for Shenzhen.Health Times reporters found that from February 4 to February 19, shenzhen 16 days, a total of 87 cross-border drivers nucleic acid positive.As The epidemic in Hong Kong becomes more serious, the daily number of positive cross-border drivers in Shenzhen is also on the rise.”Cross-border drivers are regulated in a closed loop in principle, but there are also drivers who can go home and come into contact with people carrying goods and people parking their cars, and there is a risk of transmission of the virus.”Li Jie told reporters.A health Times reporter found that on February 12, a confirmed case of COVID-19 was found in Shenzhen, which was the driver of a cross-border truck from Hong Kong to the Mainland.On February 13, a confirmed case of COVID-19 was found in Shenzhen and hotel staff were quarantined for inbound passengers.According to Li jie, shenzhen has more than 10,000 cross-border drivers engaged in cross-border transport operations every day.”A lot of supplies in Hong Kong are shipped from Shenzhen, and a lot of anti-epidemic supplies are shipped to Hong Kong through Shenzhen.”The general manager of an agricultural company told reporters that the daily supply of Hong Kong vegetables has about 100 tons, there are 8-10 cars every day, the driver tries to do not get off, but the main problem is that the transfer driver may become close or secondary close.