Xinjiang has suspended all passenger train services leaving the region to stop the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AP Photo
Xinjiang has suspended all passenger train services leaving the region to stop the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AP Photo

In China, Xinjiang halts travel out of region as officials admit to failures in controlling outbreak

  • Authorities aim to prevent spread of virus elsewhere in China and make up for shortcomings that led to resurgence in cases
  • Xinjiang vice-chairman says failures include low testing capacity and lack of professionalism among staff who mishandled samples and became infected

Xinjiang has suspended all passenger train services leaving the region to stop the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AP Photo
Xinjiang has suspended all passenger train services leaving the region to stop the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AP Photo
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