A medical worker tests a woman for Covid-19 in the city of Yangzhou, which conducted its latest round of mass testing on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
A medical worker tests a woman for Covid-19 in the city of Yangzhou, which conducted its latest round of mass testing on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

China orders Covid-19 tests for millions within days as local cases hit new high in latest outbreak

  • Country logs 181 new cases including 108 local symptomatic infections, the highest since the current wave began on July 20
  • Authorities tightening nationwide pandemic control measures over fears of further spread of Delta variant

A medical worker tests a woman for Covid-19 in the city of Yangzhou, which conducted its latest round of mass testing on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
A medical worker tests a woman for Covid-19 in the city of Yangzhou, which conducted its latest round of mass testing on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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