CHINA Zhejiang becomes China's first province to roll out the health code system for epidemic prevention and control


Zhejiang becomes China's first province to roll out the health code system for epidemic prevention and control

In Zhejiang

19:17, February 20, 2020

After Hangzhou took the initiative to roll out the health code nationwide, the travel practice has been expanded provincewide quickly. At present, the health code has been released in cities including Hangzhou, Jinhua, Lishui, Ningbo, Quzhou, Shaoxing, Taizhou, Wenzhou, Zhoushan and Jiaxing. The residents of these cities can pick their health code at Alipay so that they can travel by the code.

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The dynamic management is adopted based on "a green code, a red code and a yellow code", which connects with the Dingding platform for businesses to apply for work resumption. Those with a green code will be allowed; those with a red or a yellow code shall be self-isolated and record their health status on a daily basis, who will get a green code after meeting the requirements.

Residents of these cities can search for "health code of their city" at the homepage of Alipay (for example, health code of Wenzhou, enter the health status declaration page to fill their information. After receiving a code, they can check it in their "card bag" on the top right of Alipay. Depending on the real name authentication capacity of Alipay, the health information will be entered into the bank automatically. The residents that pass the review can pick a health code at the Alipay and travel by showing the card. The health code is a pass for entering related cities of Zhejiang Province, which is applicable to all people of related cities and people returning to their post. In checking and verification offline, the users simply take out their mobile phones and show their green code on the Alipay to take means of public transit.

Based on the government cloud of Zhejiang Province, the technical team of Alibaba has developed a health code engine in three days, which is presented via the ends of Alipay and Dingding. The health code for all people and the platform for businesses to apply for work resumption have been connected to empower epidemic prevention and control and safe work resumption with digital technology. Currently, on the basis of fully summarizing the experience of piloting cities, the national integrated governmental service platform will fully unleash the technical advantages of Alipay and Aliyun and accelerate the development of a health code system for epidemic prevention and control.

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