281.42 tons of medical waste related to the epidemic situation were disposed of safely and innocuously

Novel coronavirus pneumonia was held in Dalian on August 9th at 10 a.m., and the Information Office of the people’s Government of Dalian held the thirty-fifth news release of the new crown pneumonia epidemic prevention and control work. Qu Xiaoxin, deputy director of the forenoon of the city’s Ecological Environment Bureau, introduced the situation. Since the outbreak of the city’s epidemic situation in July 22nd, the city’s Environmental Protection Bureau has been organizing the designated medical institutions, centralized isolation points, nucleic acid detection points, centralized disposal units and pollution control organs. The environmental supervision of medical waste and medical wastewater in water treatment plants and other places ensured the harmless and safe disposal of medical waste and medical wastewater in the whole city during the epidemic period. After the outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia in

, the amount of infectious medical waste in our city increased sharply. According to different hazard levels and sources, medical waste in our city is divided into five categories: highly infectious medical waste, medical waste from fever clinic and isolation area, medical waste in rural area, medical waste in island area, and general medical waste from other medical institutions. According to the principle of “full coverage of the whole region, full supervision of the whole chain, and key guarantee of key areas”, the collection of various medical wastes is defined With the operation procedures of temporary storage, transfer, transportation and disposal, the management of one list is realized, and the supervision of the whole chain, all categories and no dead corner is realized.

from July 22 to August 8, our city produced about 15 tons of epidemic related medical waste every day. The peak of the city’s medical waste production was July 28, with a daily output of 35.7 tons. A total of 508.06 tons of medical waste were produced in the city, including 281.42 tons of epidemic related medical waste from designated medical institutions, centralized isolation sites and nucleic acid detection points, all of which were safely and innocuously disposed. A total of 143000 tons of medical wastewater were treated by designated hospitals, fever clinics and isolation points in the city, and 42.6 tons of various disinfectants were added in total; 33 sewage treatment plants in the city received sewage from designated hospitals and isolation points, and the monitoring results showed that all sewage treatment plants were in stable operation and discharged up to standard. It is reported that with the decline in the number of nucleic acid detection, the production of medical waste has become stable.