A medical worker takes a swab sample from a Covid-19 testing site in Tianjin on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
A medical worker takes a swab sample from a Covid-19 testing site in Tianjin on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua

China braces as Omicron variant extends its reach to Beijing and Lunar New Year looms

  • A woman in the Chinese capital tests positive with just weeks to go until the Winter Olympics
  • Holiday season expected to raise the risk of transmission, official says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A medical worker takes a swab sample from a Covid-19 testing site in Tianjin on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
A medical worker takes a swab sample from a Covid-19 testing site in Tianjin on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
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