Schools in Fujian province are racing to complete Covid-19 testing of all students and staff by Sunday, as more than 50 minors are hospitalised in China’s Delta outbreak. Photo: Xinhua Schools in Fujian province are racing to complete Covid-19 testing of all students and staff by Sunday, as more than 50 minors are hospitalised in China’s Delta outbreak. Photo: Xinhua
Schools in Fujian province are racing to complete Covid-19 testing of all students and staff by Sunday, as more than 50 minors are hospitalised in China’s Delta outbreak. Photo: Xinhua

Delta outbreak in China’s Fujian puts more than 50 children in hospital isolation

  • CDC says the outbreak might have started with a man infected during centralised quarantine rather than someone bringing it into the country
  • There are now clusters in three of the province’s coastal cities with movements restricted and mass testing continuing

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Schools in Fujian province are racing to complete Covid-19 testing of all students and staff by Sunday, as more than 50 minors are hospitalised in China’s Delta outbreak. Photo: Xinhua Schools in Fujian province are racing to complete Covid-19 testing of all students and staff by Sunday, as more than 50 minors are hospitalised in China’s Delta outbreak. Photo: Xinhua
Schools in Fujian province are racing to complete Covid-19 testing of all students and staff by Sunday, as more than 50 minors are hospitalised in China’s Delta outbreak. Photo: Xinhua

Corrected [3:18pm, 17 Sep, 2021]

  • [3:18pm, 17 Sep, 2021]

    An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the total number of cases including asymptomatic carriers. It should be 204, not 213.

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