People buy snacks at the grand bazaar in Urumqi earlier this month, before the lockdown was reimposed. Photo: Xinhua
People buy snacks at the grand bazaar in Urumqi earlier this month, before the lockdown was reimposed. Photo: Xinhua

China coronavirus: medical teams sent to fight outbreak in Xinjiang’s capital Urumqi

  • Authorities say aggressive testing will be introduced to fight outbreak as 11 new cases were reported on Saturday
  • City of 3.5 million people has been in lockdown since Thursday night after first case in 150 days was reported

People buy snacks at the grand bazaar in Urumqi earlier this month, before the lockdown was reimposed. Photo: Xinhua
People buy snacks at the grand bazaar in Urumqi earlier this month, before the lockdown was reimposed. Photo: Xinhua
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