Coronavirus, International Olympic Committee, Quarantines, Beijing, Africa, Egypt

Coronavirus, International Olympic Committee

Beijing Tightens Quarantine Rules in Coronavirus Battle

The stricter policy requires all residents who are returning from outside the city to isolate themselves for 14 days.

15.2.2020

Chinese authorities tightened their coronavirus quarantine rules for Beijing on Friday, saying that all residents returning from outside the capital city would be required to isolate themselves for 14 days

The stricter policy requires all residents who are returning from outside the city to isolate themselves for 14 days.

Washing your hands frequently is the most important thing you can do, along with staying at home when you’re sick. The infection also has reached into more than two dozen countries and territories, the latest being Egypt, which on Friday became the first country on the African continent to report a confirmed case. International health officials have expressed deep concern about coronavirus infections in Africa, where medical systems are among the least equipped to handle them. This week, China’s top officials ordered people to return to their urban workplaces from their hometowns. Tens of millions had gone home to celebrate Lunar New Year holidays before the government acknowledged the seriousness of the epidemic. They have faced local government checkpoints on the way back to work and then lengthy quarantines upon their return to big cities. But while national leaders may be worried that travel restrictions and quarantines may be preventing companies from having enough workers to resume full production, that did not stop Beijing municipal leaders from further tightening controls in the city on Friday evening. The policy may reduce the chances that people returning from the hinterlands could infect the country’s elite. The new rules also require those returning to the city to give advance warning of their arrival to the authorities in their residential area. China maintained extensive controls on citizens’ movements under Mao, and some of the institutions and rules from that period have been reimposed lately. Even before Beijing issued its new rules, so-called neighborhood committees had been playing an increasingly assertive role across the country, including in Shanghai, the country’s largest city. The committees have been demanding that recent returnees isolate themselves for 14 days upon arrival, venturing out for little except food. Anxiety about coronavirus transmissions has caused sharp drops in international travel and forced the cancellation or delay of many conferences and other events. But International Olympic Committee officials reiterated on Friday that the Summer Games in Tokyo would go on as planned, citing discussions with the World Health Organization. Advertisement Read more: The New York Times

What 🙆🏽‍♂️ hear this that's f🔥re And yet China complains that other countries are being unreasonable in restricting their tourists and students. Hello👋👋👋 Come in.... BorisJohnson N10....4.... are you receiving over.... We repeat Ban all flights from China into the UK... Over.... do you read.... over... copy that...

Vaccine was successfully produced by Inovio in 3 hours. Has it been covered by nytimes? . What the hell is the truth? Supposedly 50,000 are dead and 1.5 million infected !!! China GuoWengui Wuhan At a critical juncture, the epidemic has gradually been brought under control, for the safety of itself and others, and for the responsibility.

Walls don't avoid spreading of virus but trees very effectively Beijing ? a city larger than most countries?! The rolling 14 days of GDP loss across the entire Chinese economy over the entire year it will take to get the virus under control. This is the price of bio-weapons research. You think those planes on 9/11 were bad news.

Yes,they should. Just stop the spread of coronavirus

Coronavirus Live Updates: Beijing Sets Stringent New Quarantine RulesThe mandate came as the national government disclosed that hundreds of medical workers who had been helping combat the coronavirus had become infected and at least six had died. 丧心病狂! why would anyone do that Conspiracy time: Rumor was going around weeks ago that this virus was released intentionally to disrupt the Hong Kong protests. Now we have people trying to burn down Hong Kong coronavirus hospitals 🤔 Not saying I believe it, but it's an interesting coincidence

If you don't trust Government, Then how can you trust a government that runs everything!!! K

Coronavirus hits Chinese health workers as economy limps back to lifeAfter being cured of coronavirus, a family was given an all-clear to leave a Beijing hospital ijagdishjoshi Do they get immune? Yeay! So happy to see this! I don't believe anything the Chinese govt allows to leak passed their great internet firewall

Family recovered from coronavirus returns home in BeijingAfter being treated for coronavirus in a Beijing hospital for over two weeks, th...

Airbnb halts Beijing bookings until May due to coronavirus outbreakAirbnb is suspending Beijing bookings until May, following new local rules aimed at combating the spread of coronavirus.

44 New Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed on Quarantined Cruise ShipA total of 219 people have now been affected by the illness on board the ship, which is docked in the port of Yokohama, Japan I'm worried that people stuck on that ship are more at risk for being exposed to sickness. Cruise ships aren't designed to be isolation rooms. So crazy! Prayers

Vietnam quarantines rural community of 10,000 because of coronavirusVietnam has quarantined a community of 10,000 people near the capital, Hanoi, fo... WTH! This is so alarming Better than nothing! STOP EATING DOGS AND CATS THEN YOU WOULDNT HAVE THAT PROBLEM DAMN



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