Residents stand behind a cordon at a fruit stall in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang on September 5. Photo: cnsphoto via Reuters
Residents stand behind a cordon at a fruit stall in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang on September 5. Photo: cnsphoto via Reuters

Coronavirus in China: more cases to come in Xinjiang amid outbreak uncertainty, says health official

  • On Thursday, region reported 97 new asymptomatic infections, including 40 in the capital Urumqi
  • Improper mask wearing and reopening workplaces in September contributed to latest resurgence in infection, says Xinjiang CDC expert

Residents stand behind a cordon at a fruit stall in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang on September 5. Photo: cnsphoto via Reuters
Residents stand behind a cordon at a fruit stall in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang on September 5. Photo: cnsphoto via Reuters
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