Medical workers wearing protective suits conduct nucleic testing outside the IBC Mall in Shenzhen after a worker was confirmed to have the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters Medical workers wearing protective suits conduct nucleic testing outside the IBC Mall in Shenzhen after a worker was confirmed to have the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
Medical workers wearing protective suits conduct nucleic testing outside the IBC Mall in Shenzhen after a worker was confirmed to have the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus cases prompt shutdown of Shenzhen Hema supermarkets

  • Guangdong province swings into rapid action testing, sanitising and isolating to shut down potential new outbreak
  • Chinese infectious disease expert Zhong Nanshan says new cases are related to Hema supermarkets but route of infection is not yet known

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Medical workers wearing protective suits conduct nucleic testing outside the IBC Mall in Shenzhen after a worker was confirmed to have the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters Medical workers wearing protective suits conduct nucleic testing outside the IBC Mall in Shenzhen after a worker was confirmed to have the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
Medical workers wearing protective suits conduct nucleic testing outside the IBC Mall in Shenzhen after a worker was confirmed to have the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters

Corrected [4:24pm, 17 Aug, 2020]

  • [4:24pm, 17 Aug, 2020]

    An earlier version of this story reported that 830,000 people had been tested. The correct number is 83,000.

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