s of key medical supplies that the government would be the ultimate buyer in a move to encourage production to contain
the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Such products initially include test kits, medical goggles, medical protective gear and masks, as well as their raw materials, and the list will be adjusted with the development of the
epidemic, according to a guideline jointly issued by several ministries.
-- Authorities have begun closed-off management
in some residential buildings in Huanggang, one of the cities worst hit by the epidemic in Hubei.
The buildings include those hosting confirmed cases of infection, suspected cases, patients with fever and possible lin