Chengdu will enter a lockdown on Thursday evening, but one member of each household will be allowed to shop for necessities daily. Photo: Weibo
Chengdu will enter a lockdown on Thursday evening, but one member of each household will be allowed to shop for necessities daily. Photo: Weibo

China locks down Chengdu, home to 21 million, as city reports new Covid-19 cases

  • Sichuan’s provincial capital reports 106 new symptomatic cases on Thursday, bringing total to more than 600 since outbreak erupted around a week ago
  • City government tries to avoid chaos seen earlier this year in Shanghai by allowing one person per household to shop for necessities each day

Chengdu will enter a lockdown on Thursday evening, but one member of each household will be allowed to shop for necessities daily. Photo: Weibo
Chengdu will enter a lockdown on Thursday evening, but one member of each household will be allowed to shop for necessities daily. Photo: Weibo
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