Tag: COVID-19 outbreak 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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China punishes 20 more officials over COVID-19 Delta variant outbreak in country

Beijing: China has punished nearly 20 more officials in its Guangdong Province`s Guangzhou for negligence in curbing the spread of coronavirus soon after it punished nearly 47 officials nationwide for the same reason. Guangzhou city on Thursday (August 12) announced punishments to 20 officials for their neglecting their duty in dealing with the local COVID-19 […]

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