Investigators say the arrival of a former inmate from Wuhan in the capital posed a risk to Beijing’s efforts against the coronavirus. Photo: AP

Chinese prison official sacked over Wuhan coronavirus ‘escapee’

  • Investigators blame a series of departments for allowing a released inmate to break through the lockdown and get to the capital
  • Four other units in Beijing – including the Beijing CDC and the highway management authority – had been reprimanded
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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Investigators say the arrival of a former inmate from Wuhan in the capital posed a risk to Beijing’s efforts against the coronavirus. Photo: AP
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