Currently, the epidemic in China is spreading rapidly and becoming more serious. According to a Jilin (吉林) City, Jilin Province report, on March 6, from 00:00 on the 7th to the 13th, the Jilin City Epidemic Prevention and Control Command decided to strengthen the epidemic further control measures in urban areas to stop the spread of the epidemic quickly.
Areas such as Chuanying(船营) District, Changyi(昌邑) District, Longtan(龙潭) District, Fengman(丰满) District, High-tech zone, and Economic Development Zone of Jilin City have been included in the scope of epidemic control. To further block the chain of transmission, the official announcement stated that from 0:00 on March 7 to 24:00 on March 13, all city institutions would shut down in principle. Major primary schools, secondary schools, and kindergartens will be closed, and all business premises will be suspended.
However, the notice also requires that the government implement closed control management. Therefore, personnel does not go out unless necessary, industrial enterprises implement closed management in principle, or employees are centrally managed in the factory area.
Jilin City is the former capital and second-largest City of Jilin Province, with a total population of about 4.5 million and an industry dominated by heavy industry. According to the local health committee, from 0:00 to 24:00 on March 5, the City added nine local confirmed cases and 28 cases of asymptomatic infections, most of which were the students and the same classmates of previously confirmed cases.
In addition to Jilin City, Lianyungang(连云港) City, an important port city in Jiangsu(江苏), also announced on March 6 that in accordance with the needs of epidemic prevention work, Lianyungang City, Jiangsu Province, temporarily closed high-speed intersections and completely suspended passenger routes throughout the City.