The COVID-19 epidemic broke out in many provinces in mainland China, and now it also spreads to Chongqing (重庆) city. The majority were students of Chongqing City Management College (重庆城市管理职业学院学生), and the Chongqing campuses were later closed for management.
According to CCTV news, Chongqing (重庆) city conducted a press briefing on Covid-19 prevention and control on March 12. Since March 12, Chongqing has implemented closed campus management, strictly verifying identity, checking body temperature, checking health codes and itinerary codes, and unrelated people are strictly prohibited from entering. On-campus personnel only leave the building if necessary.
Chongqing Education Commission (重庆市教育委员会) implemented closed management of Chongqing City Management College and epidemic-related schools on March 13.
According to the National Health and Health Commission report, 1,938 new confirmed cases were detected on March 12 in 31 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.