The Wenzhou government has closed 46 expressways to help control the spread of the virus. Photo: Weibo
The Wenzhou government has closed 46 expressways to help control the spread of the virus. Photo: Weibo

China’s private sector business capital on lockdown as coronavirus takes its toll

  • Authorities in the east China city of Wenzhou have closed roads and ordered people to stay home as number of confirmed cases hits 265
  • About 180,000 people from the city work in Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, and may have carried infection when they returned home for the Lunar New Year holiday

The Wenzhou government has closed 46 expressways to help control the spread of the virus. Photo: Weibo
The Wenzhou government has closed 46 expressways to help control the spread of the virus. Photo: Weibo
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