Wu Zhenglong, secretary of the Jiangsu Provincial Party Committee of the Communist Party of China, called on the province to follow General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important instructions and the decisions of the Party Central Committee so as to contain the outbreak of the covid-19 epidemic in the province. He made the remarks when presiding over a meeting of the provincial epidemic prevention and control leading group on Monday. Governor Xu Kunlin and Zhang Yizhen, Chairwoman of the Provincial Political Consultative Conference, attended the meeting.
Noting that the current resurgence of the COVID-19 epidemic in Jiangsu has made the situation extremely severe, and the task of prevention and control extremely arduous, Wu Zhenglong demanded that the province make epidemic prevention and control the top priority at present by further optimizing and upgrading prevention and control measures, adhering to the general strategy of preventing inbound cases from overseas and sporadic resurgence at home and exerting utmost efforts to stop the spread of the epidemic.
The CPC provincial chief demanded that authorities in Suzhou, Wuxi, Nantong, Yancheng and Suining make more efforts to scale up nucleic acid testing, strengthening epidemiological investigations, tracing the chain of infection and the source of infection as soon as possible, and strive to identify all potential infected persons as soon as possible.
He urged strong measures to speed up the transfer and isolation of infected persons, strengthen traffic control, inspect various checkpoints, entrances and exits at provincial and municipal boundaries, prevent the spread of the epidemic, strengthen the management of key personnel and places, and strengthen the prevention and control of construction sites, ports, schools, hospitals and fever clinics, nursing homes, prisons, farmers markets, hotels, enterprises, petrol stations and logistics parks.
Wu Zhenglong called for effective measures to adhere to a problem-oriented approach, implement local responsibilities, strengthen and optimize epidemic prevention and control measures, resolutely block virus transmission channels, ensure the transportation of livelihood supplies and important production materials, ensure the safety and stability of industrial chains and supply chains, and promote normal production and living order.
He demanded targeted measures to standardize the management of isolation sites, designated hospitals, and nucleic acid testing sites, reduce group gatherings, and race against time to quickly and completely eliminate the epidemic in Suzhou, Wuxi, Nantong, Yancheng and Suining.
The Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee also demanded all-out efforts to support Shanghai in its fight against the epidemic, standardize the management of isolation sites, designated hospitals, and nucleic acid testing sites, reduce group gatherings, and race against time to quickly and completely eliminate the epidemic.
He required specific measures to respond to people's concerns, meet people's needs for livelihood, medical treatment and purchase of medicines, ensure material reserves and stable prices, and resolutely win the battle of epidemic prevention and control.