Chinese city offers a reward of 15,000 USD for finding the source of Covid-19 infection

The government of Heihe, a border city in northeastern China, is offering a reward of more than $15,000 for informants to find the source of the new outbreak.

“Tracing the source and chain of transmission of the virus is a top priority. It is necessary to have a whole people’s fight against the epidemic. We hope that people will actively cooperate in tracing nCoV and providing information,” the Black City government said. Ha on 7/11 broadcast the announcement.

Authorities will donate 100,000 yuan ($15,640) to someone who provides important clues to find the source of the outbreak of the outbreak of the outbreak with 240 cases. Meanwhile, those who intentionally conceal or provide untrue information, affecting the investigation will be punished according to the law. Light violators and proactive reporting will be lenient.

Children take samples for nCoV testing in Heihe on October 31.  Photo: VCG

Children take samples for nCoV testing in Heihe on October 31. Photo: VCG

Heihe also requires that from October 1, people who buy imported goods online, especially frozen foods, need to disinfect their packaging and send it to the city’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention for review. experience.

The anti-epidemic working group in Tan Khac district of Hac Ha last weekend asked people to stop buying goods originating from countries affected by the pandemic, because of concerns about the risk of virus infection from goods.

China on November 8 recorded an additional 65 cases of nCoV with community transmission, a slight increase compared to the previous day, in the context of a re-emergence of the epidemic. The chain of infections from the north has spread to 44 cities in 20 provinces, with more than 1,200 infections being treated. This is the most widespread outbreak in China after Wuhan, with most infections concentrated in the northern provinces of Heilongjiang, Inner Mongolia and Gansu.

Hong Hanh (Follow Global Times)

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