Residents queue up for Covid-19 tests in Xian, which remained in lockdown. Photo: Xinhua
Residents queue up for Covid-19 tests in Xian, which remained in lockdown. Photo: Xinhua

Lockdown city Xian suspends data chief over Covid-19 tracing app failures

  • Dereliction of duty cited after malfunctions in health code app, which is needed for movement and to enter buildings
  • Fallout from the city’s outbreak continues after two officials were sacked and 26 placed under investigation over its handling

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Residents queue up for Covid-19 tests in Xian, which remained in lockdown. Photo: Xinhua
Residents queue up for Covid-19 tests in Xian, which remained in lockdown. Photo: Xinhua
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