China endeavors to improve COVID-19 testing capability, promote work resumption

BEIJING, April 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese authorities on Thursday urged efforts to improve coronavirus infection testing capability so that those in key regions that need to be covered are covered.

Regular epidemic prevention and control measures in all areas should be conducted effectively to advance full resumption of order of production and life.

The instructions were made at a meeting of the leading group of China's COVID-19 epidemic response, which was chaired by Premier Li Keqiang, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee.

The meeting called for strengthening epidemic containment measures in border regions and port cities, and efforts to identify and eliminate potential risks of outbreak clusters.


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