Residents queue for Covid-19 tests in Xian, which has been under a strict lockdown for nearly a fortnight. Photo: AP
Residents queue for Covid-19 tests in Xian, which has been under a strict lockdown for nearly a fortnight. Photo: AP

China’s Xian to end Covid-19 lockdown if it reaches ‘zero social transmission’

  • City could ease its measures once all new confirmed infections are linked to previously recorded cases, with no other local transmission, official says
  • Full lockdown is also announced in the small city of Yuzhou, in central province of Henan

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Residents queue for Covid-19 tests in Xian, which has been under a strict lockdown for nearly a fortnight. Photo: AP
Residents queue for Covid-19 tests in Xian, which has been under a strict lockdown for nearly a fortnight. Photo: AP
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