Residents queue to undergo nucleic acid tests for the Covid-19 coronavirus in Xian in China’s northern Shaanxi province on January 4, 2022. Photo: AFP
Residents queue to undergo nucleic acid tests for the Covid-19 coronavirus in Xian in China’s northern Shaanxi province on January 4, 2022. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: cases in Xian may be slowing but anywhere in China could be next, says health expert

  • Xian, whose residents have been locked down for almost two weeks, reported 35 Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, a drop from 95 the day before
  • Zeng Guang, former chief epidemiologist at China CDC, says chains of infection in Xian have not been obvious compared with previous outbreaks

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Residents queue to undergo nucleic acid tests for the Covid-19 coronavirus in Xian in China’s northern Shaanxi province on January 4, 2022. Photo: AFP
Residents queue to undergo nucleic acid tests for the Covid-19 coronavirus in Xian in China’s northern Shaanxi province on January 4, 2022. Photo: AFP
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