An aerial view of Lhasa in China’s Tibet autonomous region shows near-empty streets, with the city in Covid-19 lockdown. Photo: Getty Images
An aerial view of Lhasa in China’s Tibet autonomous region shows near-empty streets, with the city in Covid-19 lockdown. Photo: Getty Images

Coronavirus in China: food shortages and chaos reported in locked down Lhasa

  • People are confined to their homes or in hospitals but officials and volunteers are falling sick, leading to supply breakdowns
  • The city of 860,000 has recorded more than 540 infections so far, along with many more asymptomatic cases

An aerial view of Lhasa in China’s Tibet autonomous region shows near-empty streets, with the city in Covid-19 lockdown. Photo: Getty Images
An aerial view of Lhasa in China’s Tibet autonomous region shows near-empty streets, with the city in Covid-19 lockdown. Photo: Getty Images
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