The Chinese border city of Suifenhe in Heilongjiang province has been overwhelmed by coronavirus cases among people returning from Russia. Photo: Reuters
The Chinese border city of Suifenhe in Heilongjiang province has been overwhelmed by coronavirus cases among people returning from Russia. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: China reinforces borders as it tries to fend off another wave of infections, especially from Russia

  • Guangzhou comes in for criticism as it orders all citizens of ‘high-risk’ countries – many of them in Africa – to spend 14 days in quarantine
  • Medical crews sent to northern city to bolster health system overwhelmed with cases among people returning from Russia

The Chinese border city of Suifenhe in Heilongjiang province has been overwhelmed by coronavirus cases among people returning from Russia. Photo: Reuters
The Chinese border city of Suifenhe in Heilongjiang province has been overwhelmed by coronavirus cases among people returning from Russia. Photo: Reuters
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