A makeshift hospital is being built in Heilongjiang province near the border with Russia. A cluster of Covid-19 cases has emerged in the province. Photo: ReutersA makeshift hospital is being built in Heilongjiang province near the border with Russia. A cluster of Covid-19 cases has emerged in the province. Photo: Reuters
A makeshift hospital is being built in Heilongjiang province near the border with Russia. A cluster of Covid-19 cases has emerged in the province. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus cluster in China stretches from dinner party to hospital to charges of breaching contagion laws

  • Patients in hospital test positive after chain of infection, bringing group total to at least 17 cases
  • Heilongjiang case highlights the perils of easing social distance measures before time
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A makeshift hospital is being built in Heilongjiang province near the border with Russia. A cluster of Covid-19 cases has emerged in the province. Photo: ReutersA makeshift hospital is being built in Heilongjiang province near the border with Russia. A cluster of Covid-19 cases has emerged in the province. Photo: Reuters
A makeshift hospital is being built in Heilongjiang province near the border with Russia. A cluster of Covid-19 cases has emerged in the province. Photo: Reuters
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