Hefei Epidemic Report on February 24
Anhui Provincial Health Commission confirms that between 00:00 and 24:00, February 23, the following were newly reported in Hefei:
As of 24:00 on February 23, there is a total of 174 confirmed cases in Hefei, among which there are 103 cured and discharged cases, 1 fatal case, 70 confirmed cases under medical treatment in hospital and no critical case. 4596 close contacts are under medical observation.
Of the confirmed cases, 136 are from Hefei (26 in Feidong county, 6 in Feixi county, 5 in Changfeng county, 3 in Lujiang county, 2 in Chaohu sub-city, 29 in Yaohai district, 17 in Luyang district, 19 in Shushan district, 9 in Baohe district, 2 in Hefei Hgh-tech Industrial Development Zone, and 18 in Xinzhan High-tech Industrial Development Zone) and 38 are from other cities.
Of the cured and discharged cases, 48 are from Hefei Infectious Diseases Hospital (Anhui Provincial Hospital Infectious Diseases Hospital), 13 from Hefei Binhu Hospital, 12from Hefei Second People’s Hospital, 20 from the First Affiliated Hospital to Anhui Medical University, 3 from the Second Affiliated Hospital to Anhui Medical University, 2 from Chaohu Hospital affiliated to Anhui Medical University and 5 from Anhui No.2 Provincial People’s Hospital. Among the confirmed cases treated in the hospital, there are 21 in Hefei Infectious Diseases Hospital (Anhui Provincial Hospital Infectious Diseases Hospital), 7 in Hefei Binhu Hospital, 14 in Hefei Second People’s Hospital, 13 in the First Affiliated Hospital to Anhui Medical University, 1 in the Second Affiliated Hospital to Anhui Medical University, 2 in Chaohu Hospital affiliated to Anhui Medical University and 12 in Anhui No.2 Provincial People’s Hospital.
Of the confirmed cases, 93 are male and 81 are female. The youngest is 5 years old, and the oldest is 91 years old. Among the cases, 3 are 10 years old and below, 4 between 11-20 years old, 34 between 21-30 years old, 33 between 31-40 years old, 46 between 41-50 years old, 31 between 51-60 years old, 13 between 61-70 years old, and 10 among 71 years old and above.
Of the discharged cases, there are 56 males and 47 females. The youngest is 5 years old and the oldest is 75 years old. Among the cases, 2 are 10 years old and below, 3 between 11-20 years old, 20 between 21-30 years old, 20 between 31-40 years old , 30 between 41-50 years old, 19 between 51-60 years old, 5 between 61-70 years old, and 4 among 71 years old and above.
Anhui Epidemic Report on February 24
Between 00:00 and 24:00, February 23，the following were newly reported by the Health Commission of Anhui Province:
a) 0 confirmed case;
b) 0 suspected case; and
c) 28 cured and discharged cases.
Of the cured and discharged cases, 7 are in Bozhou, 6 in Bengbu, 4 in Anqing, 3 in Fuyang, 2 in Hefei, 2 in Huaibei, 2 in Wuhu, 1 in Lu’an and 1 in Tongling.
By 24:00, February 23, the following had been reported in Anhui Province:
a) 989 confirmed cases;
b) 648 cured and discharged cases;
c) 6 fatal cases;
d) 27,526 close contacts, and
e) 2,762 cases under close medical observation.
Of the confirmed cases, 174 are in Hefei, 160 in Bengbu, 155 in Fuyang, 108 in Bozhou, 83 in Anqing, 69 in Lu’an, 41 in Suzhou, 38 in Ma’anshan, 33 in Wuhu, 29 in Tongling, 27 in Huaibei, 27 in Huainan, 17 in Chizhou, 13 in Chuzhou, 9 in Huangshan, and 6 in Xuancheng.
To date, a total of 335 confirmed cases are under medical treatment in hospital without severe cases.
44 cases are about to be cured and discharged by February 24, 16 in Hefei, 6 in Bengbu, 4 in Angqing, 3 in Suzhou, 3 in Huainan, 3 in Tongling,3 in Chizhou, 2 in Fuyang, 1 in Bozhou, 1 in Chuzhou, 1 in Lu’an and 1 in Maanshan.
In order to remind adolescents to use their eyes properly and protect their eyes, The State Council has made 8 suggestions during the epidemic:
1. Avoid using electronic products and watching TV for a long time. Non-learning use of electronic products should not exceed 15 minutes, and the cumulative daily amount should not exceed 1 hour. Preschoolers under 6 should avoid using cell phones and computers.
2. Maintain correct reading and writing posture. Keep “Three Ones” when reading and writing: your hand is an inch away from the pen tip, your eyes are a foot away from the book, and your chest is punched from the desk.
3. Get rid of bad eye habits. Don’t read books or use electronic products while eating, bedridden, and don’t read or write in dark or direct sunlight.
4. Ensure adequate sleep and nutrition. It is recommended that primary school students sleep for 10 hours a day, 9 hours for junior high school students, and 8 hours for high school students. Children and adolescents need balanced nutrition.
5. Choose the right indoor exercise. Relieve eye fatigue through exercise. At the same time, pay attention to the amplitude and noise of your movements to avoid causing distress to neighbors and accidental injuries.
6. Pay attention to keeping your hands clean. You must wash your hands before and after meals, master the correct method of washing your hands, and wash with running water.
7. Insist on doing eye exercises. Do eye exercises twice a day, one each morning and afternoon.
8. Pay attention to eye diseases such as allergic conjunctivitis in children. If children are found to have the following abnormalities such as tilting their headsMa’anshan, squinting and squeezing frequently, they should be carefully observed, if necessary, go to the hospital for treatment.