Residents queue for a coronavirus test in Xian. Photo: Reuters
Residents queue for a coronavirus test in Xian. Photo: Reuters

Sharp rise in Covid-19 cases in China as Xian struggles to contain virus

  • The northwestern city saw 155 locally confirmed cases, with 3 in the rest of the country – almost double the previous day’s total
  • The city went into lockdown last week and has introduced measures to stop people hoarding food and other necessities and to stop retailers raising prices

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Residents queue for a coronavirus test in Xian. Photo: Reuters
Residents queue for a coronavirus test in Xian. Photo: Reuters
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