The number of Covid-19 infections in Shenzhen, southern China has risen to 13 since the outbreak began on Friday. Photo: Xinhua
The number of Covid-19 infections in Shenzhen, southern China has risen to 13 since the outbreak began on Friday. Photo: Xinhua

Jump in Shenzhen Covid-19 cases puts Hong Kong border hopes on hold

  • Long-awaited reopening to mainland hinges on getting latest outbreak under control but updated numbers show a doubling within 24 hours
  • Close contact tracing has identified all 13 cases so far and all share the same chain of transmission

Topic |   Coronavirus China
The number of Covid-19 infections in Shenzhen, southern China has risen to 13 since the outbreak began on Friday. Photo: Xinhua
The number of Covid-19 infections in Shenzhen, southern China has risen to 13 since the outbreak began on Friday. Photo: Xinhua
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