A volunteer guides residents to take Covid-19 tests in the northern border city of Manzhouli. Photo: Xinhua
A volunteer guides residents to take Covid-19 tests in the northern border city of Manzhouli. Photo: Xinhua

Omicron threat: China gets tougher on Covid-19 as new variant tests zero-tolerance strategy

  • Quarantine and border control rules tightened as Omicron cases rise to six across three cities within days
  • Surveillance will be stepped up on all imported Covid-19 cases, for quick action to control outbreaks once new strain is detected

Topic |   Coronavirus China
A volunteer guides residents to take Covid-19 tests in the northern border city of Manzhouli. Photo: Xinhua
A volunteer guides residents to take Covid-19 tests in the northern border city of Manzhouli. Photo: Xinhua
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