On May 18, Jilin province held the sixth video press conference on epidemic prevention and control in Jilin city.
On May 17, according to the national classification standard for COVID-19 epidemic, the alert level of Jilin city’s Fengman district raised from middle to high risk. In response to this situation, the epidemic prevention and control leading group of Fengman district promptly issued a circular on strengthening epidemic prevention and control as well as implementing strict control measures in Fengman district, to comprehensively exercise strict management by sealing off entities, implement carpet screening for a matrix of urban communities, and strictly control risk sources.
Since May 16, under the guidance of national and provincial expert groups, fourteen COVID-19 patients—three imported cases and eleven locally transmitted cases have been cured and discharged from hospital after careful treatment by provincial and municipal medical workers. At present, all the imported cases in Jilin city are discharged from hospital. Those fourteen discharged patients have been transferred to a designated medical institution for quarantine and further recovery.