On the morning of May 22, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) held its National Epidemic Prevention Meeting with each city and county government. The CECC and city/county governments adopted the resolutions listed below at the meeting.
A. To ensure accurate and prompt epidemiological investigations, the CECC has established an auxiliary system for epidemiological investigations.
B. As indigenous COVID-19 cases continue to increase, enhanced quarantine hotels will be set up to efficiently accommodate patients with mild or no symptoms so as to mitigate the burden at healthcare facilities.
C. The Department of Social Welfare of each local government shall appropriately provide masks to the homeless, continue to monitor their health status, and if necessary, help arrange COVID-19 testing for them.
D. As of May 21, there were 19,174 quarantine hotel rooms in cities and counties across the country. The total number of rooms is expected to reach 20,569.