Xian went into lockdown on Thursday. Photo: AFP
Xian went into lockdown on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Chinese city of Xian punishes officials for allowing virus to spread from quarantine hotel

  • Disciplinary inspectors say those punished for their lax response include 10 officials who were blamed for allowing hotel staff to become infected
  • The city of 13 million has gone into lockdown after cases with no clear transmission chain were detected

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Xian went into lockdown on Thursday. Photo: AFP
Xian went into lockdown on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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