Hope everything goes well with you.
At present, more than152 regions and countries, to various degree, are enmeshed into the risk of COVID-19.National Health Committee says that there is a great pressure to prevent the spread of the epidemic, and we must be prepared for a lasting prevention and control. We can never relax our vigilance by the fact that up to 26, March, according to the report of Press Conference of the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council, there are 54 add with the total number of 595 informed confirmed cases appeared in 23 provinces in China. In view of this fact, an urgent announcement from the Foreign Ministry and the National Immigration Administration declared that China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nations holding valid visas or residence permits because of the rapid global spread of COVID-19, effective from 0 a.m., 28 March 2020.
In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, to reduce the risk of crowed moving and of getting infected, and to ensure the health and safety of all the teachers and students in broad and overseas, we hereby promote the following requests and initiative:
Do not go out during such an epidemic situation. It’s too dangerous to travel or fly in such a global epidemic situation. Hope students can weigh the pros and cons, make proper and wise options, though the passion of going back to school and class is totally understandable and gratifying. Too many uncertainties are alongside the way back China, expensive flight fee, risk of cross infection, cancellations of connecting flights, flight delays or even quarantined due to the temporary adjustment of visa and airport epidemic prevention and control regulations in relevant countries and regions.
Please follow the latest announcement on the temporary suspension of entry by foreign nationals holding valid Chinese visas or residences permits released by the Foreign Ministry and the National Immigration Administration
The Spring Semester of 2020 is postponed and follow-up notice on the beginning date of Spring Semester will be released on the official website of SXUFE. All students abroad at present are forbidden to return to China and school, Students who come back without permission will be strictly disciplined according to the rules and regulations of the university.
Students who stay at school cannot get out without the permission of School and the university. Wear masks for in-school daily activities.
All students please keep in touch with the teachers everyday，please reply every message, notification sent by your teachers in time.
All students please strictly abide by the requirements and measures on epidemic prevention and control of local government and community. Cooperate with the staff when you are asked for basic personal information, such as your phone number, your health status, places you’ve been to and people you’ve had contact with recently.
If you have a fever, please inform the staff nearby immediately. On the way to hospital, please protect yourself to cut the risk of cross infection..
Focus on the latest epidemic of the local place and country. Comply with the regulations and rules of the epidemic control and prevention measures. Pay close attention to the websites of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China and the China Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to learn about the COVID-19 prevention and control requirements and health tips.
Health tips for you to stay away from COVID-19.
Maintain good personal hygiene, wash your hands frequently, drink plenty of water, and change your laundry frequently.
Wear masks in confined environments such as public transportations, van elevators, and indoor public places.
To keep the living environment clean, it is recommended to ventilate 2-3 times a day for more than 30 minutes each time.
Reduce close contact with others, and keep a distance of at least 1 meter between people.
Try not to have parties or go to crowded public places.
Do not spit. Cover with elbows or paper towels when sneezing or coughing.
When renting an apartment with others or studying together, observe whether the person concerned has any abnormalities such as fever, cough, and medical treatment, and take the initiative to take self-protection measures.
Have nutritious food, strengthen exercise, ensure sleep, and maintain a good attitude.
Plan your time rationally and develop autonomous learning capabilities. Attend online courses in time.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Like the mountain range that stretches before you and me, let’s share the same trials and hardships together.
Leading Groupof Epidemic Prevention and Control of COVID-19
School of International Education
Shanxi University of Finance and Economics
March 27, 2020