Background: To investigate the epidemiological features of coronavirus disease 2019(COVID-19) and the prevention measures in Jiangsu Province.
Methods: Information of all novel coronavirus pneumonia conﬁrmed cases in Jiangsu was collected from the oﬃcial website of Jiangsu Commission of Health. All data were entered into Excel and Python3 for statistical analysis. Epidemiological characteristics of novel coronavirus pneumonia conﬁrmed cases from January 10, 2020 to March 18 in Jiangsu province were retrospectively analyzed. Meanwhile, the preventive measures of Jiangsu Commission of Health and the people’s Government of Jiangsu Province were also analyzed.
Results: 631 COVID-19 cases were diagnosed in Jiangsu Province, covering 13 cities in Jiangsu. Before February 1, the conﬁrmed cases were mainly imported cases, and after February 1, community transmission cases became main part of conﬁrmed cases. There were more male patients than females, and most patients were in the group of 30-70 years old, 49 patients (7.8%) with mild symptom and 572 patients (90.6%) with common type accounted for the majority. The cumulative mortality rate was 0% and the cure rate was 100%. Reasonable treatments, timely and eﬀective preventive measures were taken to eﬀectively improve cure rate and to prevent the spread of the epidemic, all measures ensure the health and life safety of the people.
Conclusion: The preventive measures in Jiangsu Province were timely and eﬀective, the epidemic situation in Jiangsu Province had been well controlled.