A girl shelters from the sun while taking a Covid test in Anhui province, one of the worst affected parts of the country. Photo: AFP
A girl shelters from the sun while taking a Covid test in Anhui province, one of the worst affected parts of the country. Photo: AFP

More cities across China order partial Covid lockdowns

  • The latest curbs include a city on the Russian border that shut down businesses for three days over a single case and a port at the other end of the country
  • Meanwhile the country’s zero-Covid policy means millions must queue for PCR tests in the middle of a heatwave that has seen temperatures pass 40C

A girl shelters from the sun while taking a Covid test in Anhui province, one of the worst affected parts of the country. Photo: AFP
A girl shelters from the sun while taking a Covid test in Anhui province, one of the worst affected parts of the country. Photo: AFP
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