Heilongjiang province has reported 479 coronavirus infections, of which 124 were in the four Harbin districts now under lockdown. Photo: Xinhua Heilongjiang province has reported 479 coronavirus infections, of which 124 were in the four Harbin districts now under lockdown. Photo: Xinhua
Heilongjiang province has reported 479 coronavirus infections, of which 124 were in the four Harbin districts now under lockdown. Photo: Xinhua

North China city of Harbin puts four districts on lockdown in bid to contain coronavirus

  • Capital of Heilongjiang province, which borders Russia and is close to North Korea, facing ‘peak of the epidemic’, local Communist Party official says
  • But residents of key commercial and trading hub say authorities have been too slow to react to the deadly outbreak

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Heilongjiang province has reported 479 coronavirus infections, of which 124 were in the four Harbin districts now under lockdown. Photo: Xinhua Heilongjiang province has reported 479 coronavirus infections, of which 124 were in the four Harbin districts now under lockdown. Photo: Xinhua
Heilongjiang province has reported 479 coronavirus infections, of which 124 were in the four Harbin districts now under lockdown. Photo: Xinhua
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