People line up to get tested for Covid-19 in Chaoyang district, Beijing. Photo: Reuters
People line up to get tested for Covid-19 in Chaoyang district, Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Chinese cities tell residents to stay home as Covid-19 cases spike after rules relaxed

  • Some blocks in Beijing’s Chaoyang district are under lockdown, while hardest-hit Guangzhou continues mass tests to beat fierce outbreak
  • China’s top leadership has urged a more ‘targeted and precise’ approach to the zero-Covid policy but local governments must also keep case numbers down

People line up to get tested for Covid-19 in Chaoyang district, Beijing. Photo: Reuters
People line up to get tested for Covid-19 in Chaoyang district, Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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