Hainan Covid-19 updates for August 12

By Ding Xin / hicn.cn / Updated: 16:58,12-August-2022

Since August 1, swift and effective measures have been taken to fight the Covid-19 outbreaks in South China’s Hainan Province, with more than 10,000 medical workers from 19 provinces and regions across the country assisting the island province. Following are some of the latest updates for pandemic prevention and control across the island.

【Aug. 11th Qionghai Mass Testing: All Negative】

According tothe Qionghai COVID-19 Pandemic Prevention and Control Headquarters, on August 11, Qionghai City, during a new round of mass 
Covid-19 screening across the whole city, tested a total of 498,902 people. Results from this round of mass screening were all negative.

【One confirmed and two asymptomatic cases of Covid-19 receiving treatment in Haikou discharged from the hospital】

On August 12, 2022, a confirmed case of Covid-19 (from Haikou) and two asymptomatic cases (one from Wanning and the another from Ding’an) who were receiving treatment in the Fourth People’s Hospital of Haikou were declared cured and have been discharged from the hospital. Based on pandemic prevention and control measures, the three discharged patients were given transportation back home and their health status will continue to be monitored.

【660 tourists stranded in Haikou fly home】

In the early morning of August 12, the first 90 tourists stranded in Haikou’s Meilan International Airport T2 due to the pandemic took the first flight out of the city to Guangzhou since this round of the outbreak began.

A special task force has been set up by Haikou City to assist the outbound travelers. Starting on the 12th, all Haikou government departments have joined forces to help the stranded groups of travelers fly home. Meeting all current pandemic prevention requirements, this first group of stranded tourists will be assisted by local authorities after arrival at their destinations.

As of 8:30 AM on August 12, a total of 660 stranded passengers have taken 5 separate charter flights out of Haikou, the capital city of South China’s Hainan Province.



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