People line up to be tested for the coronavirus in Beijing on Friday. Photo: AFP People line up to be tested for the coronavirus in Beijing on Friday. Photo: AFP
People line up to be tested for the coronavirus in Beijing on Friday. Photo: AFP

Mass Covid-19 screening in Beijing after two cases of strain found in Britain

  • More than 2 million people will be tested in two downtown districts as key political season looms
  • Shopping centres and sporting venues transformed into testing stations overnight

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People line up to be tested for the coronavirus in Beijing on Friday. Photo: AFP People line up to be tested for the coronavirus in Beijing on Friday. Photo: AFP
People line up to be tested for the coronavirus in Beijing on Friday. Photo: AFP
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