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Jan 04, 2022 08:10 PM
CHINA

Central China City in Lockdown After Reporting Three Covid-19 Cases

Residents of Yuzhou queue for Covid testing on Jan. 3. Photo: VCG
Residents of Yuzhou queue for Covid testing on Jan. 3. Photo: VCG

A city of 1.3 million people in Central China has been put in lockdown, after it reported three asymptomatic Covid-19 cases. It’s the second city to face such travel restrictions following the closure of Xi’an in late December.

Starting Monday, all residents in Yuzhou in the province of Henan have been required to stay at home. Authorities also sealed off the city’s downtown area and barred people from entering and leaving.

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