The Shijiazhuang Railway Station is at a standstill as the city grapples with a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Imaginechina
The Shijiazhuang Railway Station is at a standstill as the city grapples with a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Imaginechina

Coronavirus: Chinese capital on alert as cases rise next door in Hebei

  • With key political meetings and a big holiday on the horizon, local governments are keen to shut down outbreaks, analyst says
  • The virus has spread rapidly in the province but ‘the situation is controllable’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Shijiazhuang Railway Station is at a standstill as the city grapples with a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Imaginechina
The Shijiazhuang Railway Station is at a standstill as the city grapples with a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Imaginechina
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