How does Hong Kong insist on “dynamic Zero-out”?
With the fifth outbreak of COVID-19 in Hong Kong since the Spring Festival, the number of newly confirmed cases in a single day has been on the rise, which has become the focus of public opinion.On February 15, Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported 1,619 new local confirmed cases the day before, most of which were infected with the Omicron strain.This brings the number of new local cases in Hong Kong to around 1,000 a day for the first week in a row.In Japan, the number of new infections reached 2,052, the highest so far this year.The cumulative number of locally confirmed cases in Hong Kong since February has reached 12,355.Two more deaths were reported in Hong Kong on Friday, bringing the total to at least 10, mostly in people over 70, and nine other patients in critical condition, including a 3-year-old girl who was confirmed earlier.On February 14, Carrie Lam, chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), reiterated that efforts will be made to deal with the worst epidemic in two years according to the target of “dynamic zero”, and there is no “lockdown” arrangement at present.”Our position is that at a time when our capabilities are limited, we should focus on what works best,” she said. “We need to continue to fight the war. Surrendering to the virus is not an option.”Virology experts, professor, university of Hong Kong institute of biomedical Jin Dongyan confessed, “now in Hong Kong is very serious, but he thinks that the SAR government adhere to the” dynamic reset “attitude is very firmly, also very powerful, is a multi-pronged approach, hope to isolate the possible causes of the spread of” super “infection,Emergency admission of severe or possibly severe patients hospitalized.In particular, he pointed out that the “Fireeye Laboratory” supported by the Mainland has been officially reopened, which has greatly increased the amount of nucleic acid testing in Hong Kong and strongly supported the SAR government’s “dynamic zero clearance” policy.(Check out Knews reporter Huang Tao.)