The IOC highly appreciates the prevention and control of the epidemic at the Beijing Winter Olympics

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Xinhua News Agency Beijing, February 16 (reporters Zhao Jiantong, Ji Ye)Epidemic prevention and control is the key to the success of the Beijing Winter Olympics.The INTERNATIONAL Olympic Committee highly appreciates the prevention and control measures for the Beijing Winter Olympics, saying they are effective.Huang Chun, deputy director of the epidemic prevention and control office of the Beijing Winter Olympics Organizing Committee, said at a press conference on Monday that the number of positive cases reported at daily press conferences had been in the single digits for a while and was getting smaller and smaller.”In the closed loop of the Winter Olympics, we did not aim to clear zero.Because we predicted before the global epidemic, there would be imported cases or imported cases, which is what we expected.”Nunda said.”We are staging one of the most complex international games or events in the world very, very successfully,” ioc press secretary Mark Adams said.”This is a security challenge and I salute our Chinese friends and colleagues for doing a really good job.””We are still in a novel Coronavirus pandemic,” he warned.The game is not over yet and we cannot be complacent.”Huang believes that the success of the epidemic prevention and control of the Beijing Winter Olympics can be attributed to three aspects.”First of all, we worked with the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee to develop a scientific and practical epidemic prevention manual.Second, thanks to our scientists and Chinese and foreign medical experts, they pay close attention to the global epidemic situation every day, analyze every case, evaluate the development trend of the epidemic within the closed loop and adjust some measures.And thirdly, I think it’s thanks to all of our participants in the Winter Olympics that we have strictly implemented the closed-loop management policy, the personal protection policy, and the daily nucleic acid testing rules.”He said.According to the “Epidemic Prevention Manual” of the Beijing Winter Olympics, relevant personnel should leave China 48 hours after finishing work or the games.The closed loop vehicles will transport the departing personnel to the closed loop area of the airport for relevant departure procedures.According to the report, the 21st will be a peak date, about 6,000 people will leave China, and relevant departments have made corresponding arrangements and preparations.The quarantine measures that were effective during the Beijing Winter Olympics will continue into the Paralympics.The Paralympic Winter Games will continue to use the epidemic Prevention Manual used during the Beijing Winter Olympics, but will be tailored to the specific groups of protection measures.(Source: Xinhua)