The Chinese national flag flies at half-mast in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, to honour those who have died in the fight against the novel coronavirus. Heilongjiang shares a border with Russia. Photo: Xinhua The Chinese national flag flies at half-mast in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, to honour those who have died in the fight against the novel coronavirus. Heilongjiang shares a border with Russia. Photo: Xinhua
The Chinese national flag flies at half-mast in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, to honour those who have died in the fight against the novel coronavirus. Heilongjiang shares a border with Russia. Photo: Xinhua

China closes land border with Russia to rein in coronavirus cases

  • All checkpoints shut down and no word on when they will reopen
  • Flood of cases into China stretching Inner Mongolia border city ‘beyond capacity’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Chinese national flag flies at half-mast in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, to honour those who have died in the fight against the novel coronavirus. Heilongjiang shares a border with Russia. Photo: Xinhua The Chinese national flag flies at half-mast in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, to honour those who have died in the fight against the novel coronavirus. Heilongjiang shares a border with Russia. Photo: Xinhua
The Chinese national flag flies at half-mast in Harbin, capital of Heilongjiang province, to honour those who have died in the fight against the novel coronavirus. Heilongjiang shares a border with Russia. Photo: Xinhua
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