Since the outbreak of COVID-19 started in Wuhan city, China government completely quarantined Wuhan City since January 23, 2020 and more than 30 provinces or municipalities adopted first-level response to the epidemic. The government asked people to stay at home and wear face mask when going to public areas to reduce large-scale flows of people that might spread COVID-19. Over 40,000 doctors and nurses were sent to Wuhan City to fight for the virus. The government built new hospitals and converted stadium/convention centres to mobile cabin hospitals to treat infected patients. The quarantine, “slow-down” measures and other medical activities seemed effective in China and the reported new cases decreased significantly after 2 months. Chinese government recently issued a series of supportive measures, targeting to address the following areas:
- ensure epidemic containment and daily supply of necessities
- encourage donation/charity
- support resumption of work
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