Dayan Pagoda, or Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, in Xian is among sites visited by a group of tourists who have since tested positive for coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
Dayan Pagoda, or Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, in Xian is among sites visited by a group of tourists who have since tested positive for coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus: China traces path of infected tourists, closes popular sites to contain new outbreak

  • Outbreak comes as country prepares for tough control measures to fend off a potential double epidemic of seasonal influenza and Covid-19
  • Retired professors were first to test positive in Xian after visiting Inner Mongolia, Gansu and Shaanxi provinces

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Dayan Pagoda, or Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, in Xian is among sites visited by a group of tourists who have since tested positive for coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
Dayan Pagoda, or Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, in Xian is among sites visited by a group of tourists who have since tested positive for coronavirus. Photo: Shutterstock
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