Residents of Xian in northwestern China practise social distancing as they line up to be tested for Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
Residents of Xian in northwestern China practise social distancing as they line up to be tested for Covid-19. Photo: Reuters

Covid-19 situation in Xian ‘critical’ as China battles to curb spread

  • 175 new cases were reported in the city on Monday as residents face further restrictions after six days of lockdown
  • Party chief orders universities and colleges to be on high alert and strictly prevent more infections

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Residents of Xian in northwestern China practise social distancing as they line up to be tested for Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
Residents of Xian in northwestern China practise social distancing as they line up to be tested for Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
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