Commuters use their phones to scan health codes before boarding a bus in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Commuters use their phones to scan health codes before boarding a bus in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AP

Commuter chaos as Beijing tightens Covid-19 controls

  • Chinese capital ramps up pandemic measures ahead of next month’s party congress, leading to queues and missed trains at subway stations
  • City in neighbouring Hebei province announces four-day lockdown and mass screening of residents

Commuters use their phones to scan health codes before boarding a bus in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AP
Commuters use their phones to scan health codes before boarding a bus in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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