A police checkpoint in Lanzhou, one of the locked down cities. Photo: AFP
A police checkpoint in Lanzhou, one of the locked down cities. Photo: AFP

Third Chinese city placed under Covid-19 lockdown as Beijing chases zero cases before Winter Olympics

  • Heihe, a city on the Russian border, has ordered people to stay at home and imposed travel curbs following one new case
  • Two other cities, including Lanzhou, the capital of Gansu, were also locked down this week as the country sticks to its zero tolerance approach

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A police checkpoint in Lanzhou, one of the locked down cities. Photo: AFP
A police checkpoint in Lanzhou, one of the locked down cities. Photo: AFP
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