A courier gets tested at a mobile site in Xian’s Beilin district on Sunday. The city has just begun a seventh round of compulsory mass testing. Photo: Xinhua
A courier gets tested at a mobile site in Xian’s Beilin district on Sunday. The city has just begun a seventh round of compulsory mass testing. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: Xian officials sacked over handling of outbreak as cases fall below 100

  • Wang Bin and Cui Shiyue – senior figures in the city’s worst-hit district – were removed from their posts to ‘strengthen’ the battle
  • It comes as locked down residents have complained of food shortages, and as the number of local infections are going down

Topic |   Coronavirus China
A courier gets tested at a mobile site in Xian’s Beilin district on Sunday. The city has just begun a seventh round of compulsory mass testing. Photo: Xinhua
A courier gets tested at a mobile site in Xian’s Beilin district on Sunday. The city has just begun a seventh round of compulsory mass testing. Photo: Xinhua
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