Nearby residents and people who visited Beijing’s Xinfadi market queue to be tested for Covid-19. Photo: AFP
Nearby residents and people who visited Beijing’s Xinfadi market queue to be tested for Covid-19. Photo: AFP

Beijing battles ‘explosive coronavirus outbreak’ as food market cases mount

  • Scientists struggle to track source of cluster linked to massive food wholesale centre
  • Mass testing and strict lockdowns imposed in some parts of the capital while other cities order isolation for travellers from Beijing

Nearby residents and people who visited Beijing’s Xinfadi market queue to be tested for Covid-19. Photo: AFP
Nearby residents and people who visited Beijing’s Xinfadi market queue to be tested for Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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