Beijingers have been ordered to wear face masks in public. Photo: Reuters

Beijing and Shanghai impose new controls on residents as China battles to contain coronavirus

  • Capital and financial centre, with combined population of over 44 million, join dozens of other cities in partial lockdown in bid to curtail spread of virus
  • Mask-wearing in public made compulsory and curbs on movement of people and vehicles introduced in Beijing
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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Beijingers have been ordered to wear face masks in public. Photo: Reuters
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Shi Jiangtao

Shi Jiangtao

A former diplomat, Shi Jiangtao has worked as a China reporter at the Post for more than a decade. He's interested in political, social and environmental development in China.