More than 600 million Chinese live in rural areas. Photo: Reuters More than 600 million Chinese live in rural areas. Photo: Reuters
More than 600 million Chinese live in rural areas. Photo: Reuters

Chinese local governments ban rural weddings and funerals to halt spread of Covid-19

  • The mass gatherings can involve thousands of villagers and have been linked to the latest outbreak in Hebei province
  • China reported a total of 136 new infections on Monday, including imported and asymptomatic cases

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
More than 600 million Chinese live in rural areas. Photo: Reuters More than 600 million Chinese live in rural areas. Photo: Reuters
More than 600 million Chinese live in rural areas. Photo: Reuters
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