Entry restrictions have gone into effect in Guangzhou to try to contain a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus: megacities put up entry barriers as China goes back to work

  • Guangdong and Shenzhen have gone into partial lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus as the extended Lunar New year holiday ended
  • Shenzhen announced on Friday that movement in and out of the city’s housing estates and villages would be limited to residents and their vehicles
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Entry restrictions have gone into effect in Guangzhou to try to contain a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA
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Orange Wang

Orange Wang

Orange Wang covers the Chinese macroeconomy, and has many years of experience with China's monetary and fiscal policy moves. He also covered global market and financial news for a long time, with a particular focus on new technologies and their influences on economic growth and society. Before joining the South China Morning Post, Orange worked as a Shanghai Correspondent for ET Net, a Hong Kong financial news agency.