[Global Times reporter Zhao Juehui] Since the first positive case of the new coronavirus nucleic acid test was reported in early September, the current round of confirmed cases in Fujian has exceeded one hundred. According to a notification from Fujian Province, as of 8 o'clock on the 14th, the province has reported a total of 139 local positive infections, including 120 confirmed cases (75 in Putian, 12 in Quanzhou, and 33 in Xiamen), and 19 asymptomatic infections. (All in Putian City). On the 14th, Xiamen City and Putian City in Fujian Province announced the launch of nucleic acid testing for all employees in the city.
It is worth noting that a large number of students have appeared in the infected population this time, which makes how to improve the school's epidemic prevention capabilities, including "whether children should be vaccinated" has become a topic of concern from all walks of life.
In this round of the epidemic, Putian Xianyou Putou Primary School, Xiesheng Shoe Factory, and a handicraft company in Xiamen Tongan became key sites for the spread of the epidemic. Among them, Putou Primary School, Fengting Central Primary School and other schools have experienced teacher and student infections. As of 24:00 on the 13th, 36 students have been infected in Putian, including 30 children under the age of 10. This situation is particularly concerned, and it also shows that schools have become a weak link in epidemic prevention and control.
Wu Haiduan, the county magistrate of Xianyou County, Putian City, revealed in an interview with the media on the evening of the 13th that the current situation is relatively severe, which is reflected in two aspects: one is the rapid spread of the virus, and the other is that the infected population is mainly concentrated in elementary school students and middle-aged and elderly people. The oldest case is 84 years old, and the youngest is only 5 years old.