In Beijing on November 18, residents walk near pandemic prevention workers in protective suits in a locked-down residential compound as coronavirus outbreaks continue in China’s capital. Photo: Reuters
In Beijing on November 18, residents walk near pandemic prevention workers in protective suits in a locked-down residential compound as coronavirus outbreaks continue in China’s capital. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Beijing moves teaching online, urges people to stay home while testing China’s shift from strict measures

  • The deaths of two more elderly people, both with pre-existing conditions, bring the pandemic death toll in the Chinese capital to 12
  • Lockdown came quickly and quietly, residents report, as the city attempts to curb rapidly growing outbreak without relying on previous harsh measures

In Beijing on November 18, residents walk near pandemic prevention workers in protective suits in a locked-down residential compound as coronavirus outbreaks continue in China’s capital. Photo: Reuters
In Beijing on November 18, residents walk near pandemic prevention workers in protective suits in a locked-down residential compound as coronavirus outbreaks continue in China’s capital. Photo: Reuters
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