Authorities in Guangzhou said on Tuesday mass Covid-19 testing was required in nine districts where more than 90 per cent of new cases were found. Haizhu has extended its lockdown to Friday. Photo: Weibo
Authorities in Guangzhou said on Tuesday mass Covid-19 testing was required in nine districts where more than 90 per cent of new cases were found. Haizhu has extended its lockdown to Friday. Photo: Weibo

Coronavirus: Guangzhou in southern China launches mass testing in 9 districts as case numbers top 2,000

  • Resident in Haizhu district reports difficulties enforcing lockdown, with contact between people continuing
  • Across China, authorities report 843 confirmed local cases and 6,632 asymptomatic cases, including outbreaks in Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang

Authorities in Guangzhou said on Tuesday mass Covid-19 testing was required in nine districts where more than 90 per cent of new cases were found. Haizhu has extended its lockdown to Friday. Photo: Weibo
Authorities in Guangzhou said on Tuesday mass Covid-19 testing was required in nine districts where more than 90 per cent of new cases were found. Haizhu has extended its lockdown to Friday. Photo: Weibo
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