China says that the number of cured patients of coronavirus of is rising and it is fully confident of beating the virus, the Chinese embassy here said in its briefing note.
According to the note issued to the local press, the Chinese Government has taken a series of decisive and rigorous prevention and control measures.
“The speed, intensity and coverage of China's response have been unprecedented in the world. President Xi Jinping has issued important directives on many occasions, emphasizing that the safety of life and health of the people are the top priority. He also called twice the meetings of the top leadership and set up a task force to map out plans of epidemic prevention.
Premier Li Keqiang visited Wuhan to inspect the coronavirus prevention measures. The whole nation has been mobilized; prevention and control efforts have been deployed and strengthened across the country. China has gone all out to fight the disease. At the national level, the relevant government departments are taking up their responsibility; the military has been mobilized to help.
Since the outbreak, the Chinese Government has taken the most comprehensive and strict prevention and control measures, many of which go far beyond the requirements of the International Health Regulations. By taking these measures, China is safeguarding the safety of life and health of not only the Chinese people, but also people of the whole world. China is doing its best to safeguard global public health.
"Temporary measures of collective quarantine have been implemented in Wuhan and other places to prevent further spread of the disease,” the note said.
It also said, “As of February 7, there were only 293 confirmed cases and 1 death case outside China, which accounted for less than 1% of all cases. This is a testament to the effectiveness of the measures that China has taken and its important contribution in preventing the spread of the disease and protecting the health and safety of people of China and the whole world. China is enhancing cooperation with the international community on the research and development of the vaccine. We are working together to safeguard the safety of public health around the world.
In face of the epidemic, people have shown great love to each other. Government officials and people from all walks of life in many countries have expressed their sympathy, trust and support for China. Many governments and international organisations have donated supplies for epidemic prevention and control.
The Chinese Government has the firm determination and has taken vigorous measures to prevent the spread of the disease. This will continue to be the most important task. A Chinese saying goes, "When people are of one mind, they can move Mount Tai". We’re confident that under the strong leadership of the Communist Party of China, and with the strengths, solidarity and perseverance of the Chinese people, and the broad support from the international community, we will beat the virus.