An alley is closed off as Xiamen goes into lockdown, with all residential areas placed in “closed-loop” management as authorities continue to battle an outbreak of the Covid-19 Delta variant in Fujian province, southeastern China. Photo: Getty Images
An alley is closed off as Xiamen goes into lockdown, with all residential areas placed in “closed-loop” management as authorities continue to battle an outbreak of the Covid-19 Delta variant in Fujian province, southeastern China. Photo: Getty Images

China shuts schools and events as Delta raises coronavirus alert level in south

  • Xiamen residents banned from leaving area, Mid-Autumn Festival plans cancelled and Tianjin drops out as host of 2022 skating championships
  • Of the 85 cases reported in Xianyou, 28 were primary school pupils and eight were kindergarten children

An alley is closed off as Xiamen goes into lockdown, with all residential areas placed in “closed-loop” management as authorities continue to battle an outbreak of the Covid-19 Delta variant in Fujian province, southeastern China. Photo: Getty Images
An alley is closed off as Xiamen goes into lockdown, with all residential areas placed in “closed-loop” management as authorities continue to battle an outbreak of the Covid-19 Delta variant in Fujian province, southeastern China. Photo: Getty Images
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