A disinfection vehicle at work on Sunday night near the Xian Bell Tower, as officials in the northwestern Chinese city battle a Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Getty Images
A disinfection vehicle at work on Sunday night near the Xian Bell Tower, as officials in the northwestern Chinese city battle a Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Getty Images

China battles Covid-19 surge in Xian with mass disinfection, more testing

  • Clouds of disinfectant covered the city to combat the outbreak, with 150 new cases reported on Sunday
  • Local officials have described the situation as ‘dire and complex’ with case numbers expected to remain high in coming days

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A disinfection vehicle at work on Sunday night near the Xian Bell Tower, as officials in the northwestern Chinese city battle a Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Getty Images
A disinfection vehicle at work on Sunday night near the Xian Bell Tower, as officials in the northwestern Chinese city battle a Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Getty Images
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