Ian Young
Ian Young

SCMP Columnist

The Hongcouver by Ian Young

China virus? North America’s most Chinese city is one of the most coronavirus-free places on the continent

  • Richmond in British Columbia is just 30km (19 miles) from the US border – but its pandemic performance might as well be on a different planet
  • The city’s coronavirus case rate is about a quarter that of Canada as a whole, and just 5 per cent that of the US