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Dec 23, 2021 04:47 AM
CHINA

Northwest China’s Xi’an Locks Down Amid Virus Resurgence

What’s new: Xi’an, capital of northwestern China’s Shaanxi province, imposed strict travel controls and locked down communities to contain the latest flare-up of Covid-19.

The city government told its 13 million people to stay put absent pressing travel needs. Public transportation out of the city has been largely halted, with check points on main roads to inspect nonessential travels, city officials said Wednesday.

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