A Letter to Foreign Nationals and Inbound Travelers to Shaoxing
With the active cooperation and joint efforts of all the citizens, the control of COVID-19 spread in our city has achieved phased results. However, the global fight against COVID-19 is still in tough situation. Currently, many countries have confirmed the spread of COVID-19, and the epidemic has not been effectively stopped. To prevent its further spread among inbound travelers to Shaoxing has become the city's top priority in the epidemic prevention and control. To protect the health of you and your family and ensure the safety of the city, we would like to remind you:
First, we have been able to contain the wide spread of the epidemic at the present stage. In order to effectively control the import of overseas epidemic and reduce large-scale human traffic, if you have short-term travel plans to Shaoxing, we strongly recommend that you postpone your visit unless it is essentially necessary. You are welcome to come to visit the city after the epidemic is contained.
Second, if you have already come to Shaoxing, please be aware of and strictly abide by the epidemic control measures issued by the municipal government. Please support and cooperate with the on-site staff in health check and epidemic management.
If you come from a country or region with a ongoing severe outbreak of the epidemic, please cooperate with the epidemic prevention and control department to take the 14-day medical quarantine observation measures.
If you have returned to your residence in Shaoxing, please report to local community promptly about your travel history. You will regain normal life after the 14-day medical quarantine observation period.
If you have fever, fatigue, dry cough and other uncomfortable symptoms, do not panic and please contact your host, residential community (hotel), disease control department, etc., wear your face mask and go to the designated hospital for diagnosis and treatment.
If you fail to cooperate with the appropriate regulatory measures taken by the local epidemic prevention and control authorities, the relevant functional institutes will take further regulatory measures in accordance with the law.
Third, the community is our home. Please abide by the epidemic prevention and control measures and cooperate with local community authorities. If you find any behaviors which might be detrimental to the prevention and control efforts, please call the mayor's hot line 12345 or the community's public service hot line.
The control of the epidemic needs the participation, support and cooperation of every citizen and visitor. We attach great importance to the health and safety of foreign nationals and inbound travelers. We have the confidence and ability to win the battle against COVID-19 and ensure the health and safety of all residents in Shaoxing.
Foreign Affairs Office of Shaoxing Municipal People's Government
March 3, 2020