Residents queue for food in the northwestern city of Xining, where some vegetable and fruit shops were closed because of a Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Weibo
Residents queue for food in the northwestern city of Xining, where some vegetable and fruit shops were closed because of a Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Weibo

Cities across China double down on Covid-19 controls

  • Guangzhou seals up streets and neighbourhoods while Wuhan orders more than 800,000 people to stay home
  • New cases exceed 1,000 nationwide for third day – modest compared to tallies during Shanghai lockdown but enough to trigger more curbs

Residents queue for food in the northwestern city of Xining, where some vegetable and fruit shops were closed because of a Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Weibo
Residents queue for food in the northwestern city of Xining, where some vegetable and fruit shops were closed because of a Covid-19 outbreak. Photo: Weibo
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