A resident gets tested in Ruili, Yunnan province on Thursday. The city on the border with Myanmar has been hit by a fourth wave of Covid-19. Photo: Xinhua
A resident gets tested in Ruili, Yunnan province on Thursday. The city on the border with Myanmar has been hit by a fourth wave of Covid-19. Photo: Xinhua

China ‘cannot relax coronavirus controls’ amid threat from Delta variant

  • Health official says authorities will continue to focus on preventing imported cases from spreading locally after recent outbreaks
  • Limited data on how well vaccines work against highly infectious strain but expert says ‘partial protection is better than no protection’

A resident gets tested in Ruili, Yunnan province on Thursday. The city on the border with Myanmar has been hit by a fourth wave of Covid-19. Photo: Xinhua
A resident gets tested in Ruili, Yunnan province on Thursday. The city on the border with Myanmar has been hit by a fourth wave of Covid-19. Photo: Xinhua
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