Anhui Encourages Family Gatherings of Less Than 10 People on New Year’s Day and Spring Festival
As New Year’s Day and the Spring Festival of 2021 are approaching， in order to prevent and control the risk of COVID-19 importation and transmission, the Office of the Comprehensive Emergency Response Headquarters for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Anhui Province has recently issued a notice on of COVID-19 during the New Year’s Day and the Spring Festival of 2021.
The “notice” requires local governments of all regions to organize capable force, strengthen community grid management, conscientiously carry out personnel information sorting and registration, especially for people from medium-high risk areas, inbound people and people engaged in cold chain handling, processing and transportation, so as to strengthen health monitoring and follow-up management and eliminate potential risks of epidemic importation. For migrant workers returning to Anhui, nucleic acid testing and health monitoring should be carried out in strict accordance with the requirements.
The notice stressed that people should be guided to do a good job in personal protection, adhere to masks-wearing and disinfection of hands, maintain a social distance of more than one meter, and strengthen the concept that individuals are the “first responsible person for health.”
The number of people involved in gatherings and other activities held by enterprises or public institutions shall be controlled. Prevention and control plans shall be formulated for activities involving more than 50 people and relevant prevention and control measures shall be strictly implemented. Family private gatherings, dinners, etc. should be limited to less than 10 people, and families should pay attention to window ventilation every day. If you find fever, dry cough, fatigue and other suspicious symptoms, you should go to the nearest medical institution as soon as possible.
Translated by Yuan Mengwen from Foreign Affairs Office of Wuhu Municipal People’s Government