Beijing residents queue outside a sports centre for a Covid-19 nucleic acid test. Photo: ReutersBeijing residents queue outside a sports centre for a Covid-19 nucleic acid test. Photo: Reuters
Beijing residents queue outside a sports centre for a Covid-19 nucleic acid test. Photo: Reuters

Did Beijing market coronavirus cluster begin in May?

  • China’s CDC chief says virus could have been circulating for weeks before latest outbreak detected
  • Schools closed, residents of at-risk areas locked down and travel bans imposed as city authorities rush to contain infections
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Beijing residents queue outside a sports centre for a Covid-19 nucleic acid test. Photo: ReutersBeijing residents queue outside a sports centre for a Covid-19 nucleic acid test. Photo: Reuters
Beijing residents queue outside a sports centre for a Covid-19 nucleic acid test. Photo: Reuters
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