en.ce.cn 22 Jan, 2023 03:45 am

With COVID preparedness, China poised for safe, sound Spring Festival holiday--China Economic Net

The treatment of COVID-19 patients is smooth and orderly as day-to-day diagnoses and treatments gradually resume, Guo Yanhong, director of the Health Emergency Response Office of the National Health Commission, said at a press conference of the State Council joint COVID-19 prevention and control mechanism on Thursday.2 variant of the coronavirus, Chang Zhaorui, a research fellow at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said it is yet to be detected in China."The travel rush this year is the first of its kind since the country's COVID-19 prevention and control work entered a new stage, with a notable recovery of passenger flows," said Zhou Min, a Ministry of Transport (MOT) official.With medical services returning to normal and COVID response measures in place at all levels and in all sorts of venues, a safe and sound Spring Festival holiday is expected, according to officials and health experts.

ENHANCING GRASSROOTS AND RURAL RESPONSE Community-level and rural clinics are gearing up their COVID response measures as the Spring Festival travel rush is in full swing.Following China's latest anti-COVID protocols, local culture and tourism authorities are also making efforts to ensure both a sound COVID response and the smooth operations of cultural and tourism sites and activities.

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