A reporter from Paper.cn , after combing through the circulation information notified by health commissions of various places , found that in 9 days, the local epidemic in Nanjing has spread to 15 provinces and 26 cities. (Nanjing, Mianyang, Suqian, Ma’anshan, Zhuhai, Zhongshan, Xiamen, Shenyang, Inner Mongolia, Fuhu, Shanghai, Luzhou, Dalian, Zhangjiajie, Xi’an, Tongren, Yingkou, Benxi, Zhengzhou, Guangzhou, Changsha, Changde, Huaihua, Chengdu Beijing, Ningxiang, Chongqing, Meishan, Yibin, Yangzhou and others)
In a report on July 29, Beijing and Sichuan each had 2 newly locally confirmed cases who had visited Zhangjiajie. Prior to this, a confirmed case in Dalian had watched a performance in Zhangjiajie with a person infected in Nanjing. According to the Health Times report, the more than 2,000 spectators who watched the performance were assessed as high-risk groups.
In addition, the latest confirmed case reported in Suqian City on July 27 and the first local Nanjing-associated case was a mother-daughter relationship .The latter was diagnosed as an asymptomatic infection as early as the 22nd. On July 29, the Sichuan Health Commission announced a confirmed case in Luzhou, which was a close contact of the asymptomatic infected person in Luzhou on July 25.
According to Chinanews.com, the footprints of infected persons and close contacts also involves more provinces. As the spreading chain of the local epidemic in Nanjing has begun , whether all infected persons can be found in a short period of time has become the biggest test in controlling the development of the epidemic.