A northern Chinese county has imposed lockdown-like restrictions on its 400,000 residents after more than a dozen cases of coronavirus linked to the outbreak which started at a market in Beijing on June 11. Photo: EPA-EFEA northern Chinese county has imposed lockdown-like restrictions on its 400,000 residents after more than a dozen cases of coronavirus linked to the outbreak which started at a market in Beijing on June 11. Photo: EPA-EFE
A northern Chinese county has imposed lockdown-like restrictions on its 400,000 residents after more than a dozen cases of coronavirus linked to the outbreak which started at a market in Beijing on June 11. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese county sealed off after coronavirus spike linked to Beijing market

  • About 400,000 residents in Hebei province have been placed under severe restrictions reminiscent of earlier lockdowns
  • There have been 13 cases in Anxin, just 140 kilometres from the capital where the latest outbreak began
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A northern Chinese county has imposed lockdown-like restrictions on its 400,000 residents after more than a dozen cases of coronavirus linked to the outbreak which started at a market in Beijing on June 11. Photo: EPA-EFEA northern Chinese county has imposed lockdown-like restrictions on its 400,000 residents after more than a dozen cases of coronavirus linked to the outbreak which started at a market in Beijing on June 11. Photo: EPA-EFE
A northern Chinese county has imposed lockdown-like restrictions on its 400,000 residents after more than a dozen cases of coronavirus linked to the outbreak which started at a market in Beijing on June 11. Photo: EPA-EFE
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