Two security guards wear masks at the entrance to a residential building at the central business area in downtown Beijing. Photo: SCMPTwo security guards wear masks at the entrance to a residential building at the central business area in downtown Beijing. Photo: SCMP
Two security guards wear masks at the entrance to a residential building at the central business area in downtown Beijing. Photo: SCMP

Coronavirus prompts Beijing residential lockdown as millions return to work

  • Beijing has stepped up efforts to combat coronavirus as millions return to the capital after Lunar New Year holiday
  • The city, which is home to more than 20 million people, has reported more than 330 confirmed virus infections to date
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Two security guards wear masks at the entrance to a residential building at the central business area in downtown Beijing. Photo: SCMPTwo security guards wear masks at the entrance to a residential building at the central business area in downtown Beijing. Photo: SCMP
Two security guards wear masks at the entrance to a residential building at the central business area in downtown Beijing. Photo: SCMP
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