China is concerned about the potential spread of a new variant of the coronavirus as the country prepares for a five-day national holiday. Photo: AP China is concerned about the potential spread of a new variant of the coronavirus as the country prepares for a five-day national holiday. Photo: AP
China is concerned about the potential spread of a new variant of the coronavirus as the country prepares for a five-day national holiday. Photo: AP

China on alert for Covid-19 variant from India as Labour Day stress test looms

  • The B.1.617 strain has been detected among some inbound travellers, Chinese health authorities say
  • Government expects the number of national holiday trips to reach pre-Covid levels

Topic |   Coronavirus China
China is concerned about the potential spread of a new variant of the coronavirus as the country prepares for a five-day national holiday. Photo: AP China is concerned about the potential spread of a new variant of the coronavirus as the country prepares for a five-day national holiday. Photo: AP
China is concerned about the potential spread of a new variant of the coronavirus as the country prepares for a five-day national holiday. Photo: AP
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