More than 34,000 public servants, government workers and members of the Communist Party of China were mobilized to the 1,100 Wuhan communities to slow down the coronavirus burst.
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The municipal committee of the Communist Party of China reported that the number of workers included 16,700 employees of government institutions and state-owned companies, who will join community workers in the neighborhoods that are most affected by the virus.
Alongside them will work another 17,700 government employees, who were tasked with the objective to help and diminish the virus presence in some remote towns and villages.
This new mobilization takes place at a time when community workers in urban spaces are facing a lack of personnel for the search tours.
Wang Bi, a local functionary said: “The government workers and the Communist Party of China members, who arrived to help, are working with other community workers to disinfect the neighborhoods and check the temperature to the residents”. Also, workers do preventive interventions and offer support to elderly residents.
As Chen Rongzhuo affirmed, an expert in community management and professor at the Central Chinese Normal University, “the epidemic prevention work in communities is key to winning the battle against the new coronavirus”.
Wuhan is currently isolated in order to contain the epidemic burst that has resulted in a total amount of 18.454 positive infection cases.
Last Sunday, of the 3,371 residential communities, a total of 10.59 million people had been inspected for 99 percent revision.