City of 21 million in new Covid lockdown as China maintains strict policy Stars Info City


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Posted on: 02/09/2022 – 01:06 China has put millions of citizens back under lockdown in the wake of a new wave of COVID-19, authorities reported on Tuesday, as the government sticks to its tough policies to contain the virus. The measures affected about half of the 6 million residents of the port city of Dalian, as well as undisclosed numbers in Chengde and Shijiazhuang in Hebei provinces, about three hours’ drive from the capital Beijing. The lockdown in Dalian will last for five days, although authorities have extended restrictions in the past based on the number of new cases. Beijing...