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
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

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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
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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