On Monday, Guangdong Province added 31 new confirmed COVID cases, including 23 in Shenzhen, seven in Dongguan, and one in Zhongshan, Sina reported. In addition, there were 25 new cases of indigenous asymptomatic infections, with five cases in Shenzhen and 20 cases in Dongguan.
There are currently 786 cases in Guangdong’s hospital.
On Feb. 28, there were 119 new cases of positive infections in 13 provinces and cities in China.
A video displayed on Twitter on Feb. 28 said, “An outbreak occurred in Shenzhen Kexing Industrial Park, and tens of thousands of people fled and evacuated. On the afternoon of Feb. 25, there were suspected epidemic-related personnel in Shenzhen Nanshan Kexing Science Park, triggering the evacuation of tens of thousands of people.”
According to the WeChat account of “Innovation Nanshan,” the Nanshan District, Shenzhen’s New Crown Epidemic Prevention and Control Command Office, issued a notice that since Feb. 26, the Songhu Apartment of Merchants Street in Nanshan District was designated as a closed and controlled area.
The enclosed area of Songhu 2nd Road, Songhu Road, Nanhai Avenue, Xinghai Avenue, Zhaoshang Street in Nanshan District was designated as a control area.
The enclosed area east of Xinghai Avenue in Nanshan District, south of Nanshan Park, and west of Nanhai Avenue was designated as the prevention area.
Shenzhen moved up two levels to become a medium-risk area.
Shenzhen News reported that Shenzhen Nanshan New Crown Epidemic Prevention and Control Headquarters announced that since noon on Feb. 27, two locations in Shenzhen Nanshan District would become medium-risk areas, including Block 18 of Ai Rongyuan, Zhaoshang Street, and No. 15 of Leigongling Village in Shekou Street. In addition, citizens entering malls, supermarkets, and other places must hold proof of negative nucleic acid tests within 48 hours.
At present, not only in Shenzhen but the epidemic situation in many provinces in China is worrying.
According to the official website of the National Health Commission of China, 75 new cases were reported in China on Feb. 28, including 31 in Guangdong, 14 in Inner Mongolia, six in Tianjin, six in Fangchenggang in Guangxi, six in Yunnan, four in Heilongjiang, three in Suzhou, two in Wuhan, one in Jinzhong, one in Sanya, and one in Chengdu, Sichuan.