Six local Covid-19 infections were reported in Ruili, prompting China to close the bridge linking the city to Myanmar, undertaking a widespread testing program and enforcing lockdown and quarantine measures. Photo: Weibo
Six local Covid-19 infections were reported in Ruili, prompting China to close the bridge linking the city to Myanmar, undertaking a widespread testing program and enforcing lockdown and quarantine measures. Photo: Weibo

Coronavirus: China closes Myanmar border bridge and orders city lockdown after new cluster emerges

  • Chinese border city of Ruili in Yunnan province hit by six local infections and three asymptomatic cases
  • Hotelier predicts bigger issues if China receives an influx of Myanmar refugees fleeing turmoil in their home country

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Six local Covid-19 infections were reported in Ruili, prompting China to close the bridge linking the city to Myanmar, undertaking a widespread testing program and enforcing lockdown and quarantine measures. Photo: Weibo
Six local Covid-19 infections were reported in Ruili, prompting China to close the bridge linking the city to Myanmar, undertaking a widespread testing program and enforcing lockdown and quarantine measures. Photo: Weibo
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