Tag: COVID-19 cases in China

COVID-hit Chinese city imposes strict curbs, tells residents to stay home

Beijing: A city in southeast China hit by COVID-19 told residents on Saturday (September 18) to stay home and closed various venues, as infections spread in the country`s latest hotspot during a key holiday travel season. The government of Xiamen, in a series of notices, told residents not to leave home unnecessarily, closed parks, scenic […]

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Schools become infection centre in China’s Fujian province, children get affected in new COVID-19 outbreak

Hong Kong: An outbreak of the Delta variant of COVID-19 in the elementary school has forced China to impose restrictions in the southern province of Fujian. The outbreak, dubbed China`s “first school-centred flare-up” by state media, was originally detected Friday (September 10) at an elementary school in the city of Putian. It has since spread […]

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Chinese city seals highways, closes public venues amid new COVID-19 outbreak

Beijing: A city in China`s southeastern province of Fujian has closed cinemas and gyms, sealed off some entries and exits to highways and told residents not to leave town as it battles a local COVID-19 outbreak. The virus situation in the city of Putian is “serious and complex” and it is very likely more new […]

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Sudden surge in COVID-19 cases in China’s Guangzhou city causes cancellation of more than 500 flights

Shanghai: China on Monday (May 31) reported a sudden surge in COVID-19 infections in the country`s south, with 18 new local cases on May 30 in the city of Guangzhou, causing a flurry of flight cancellation. Of the 27 new coronavirus cases reported by the national health authority in its daily updates, only 7 infections […]

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