Footage of protests against coronavirus disease outbreak measures in Urumqi, Xinjiang, emerged on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Footage of protests against coronavirus disease outbreak measures in Urumqi, Xinjiang, emerged on Friday. Photo: Reuters

Covid-19 in China: Urumqi to ease lockdowns amid unrest over deadly fire

  • Footage appears online of public protests and fire engines blocked from entering a residential complex
  • Official says city has achieved ‘zero Covid’ while resident says people are at breaking point

Footage of protests against coronavirus disease outbreak measures in Urumqi, Xinjiang, emerged on Friday. Photo: Reuters
Footage of protests against coronavirus disease outbreak measures in Urumqi, Xinjiang, emerged on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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