Visitor essay by Eric Worrall
h/t Breitbart; In line with SCMP, Beijing has gone into “emergency response mode” to comprise a brand new Covid-19 outbreak, which has been detected close to Beijing Worldwide Capital Airport.
New controls launched within the Chinese language capital as town authorities warn the epidemic management scenario is ‘extreme’Mass testing carried out in two districts the place new Covid-19 circumstances have been detected
Zhuang Pinghui in Beijing
Revealed: 9:00pm, 27 Dec, 2020
eijing has gone into “emergency response mode” after 5 extra Covid-19 circumstances have been confirmed within the Chinese language capital on Saturday.
An extra constructive case has but to be formally confirmed as a result of the affected person has not but proven signs.
The most recent circumstances all got here from the north of town, in Nanfaxin township within the metropolis’s Shunyi district, close to Beijing Worldwide Capital Airport.
In complete, 13 infections have been detected in Beijing because the first native an infection in 152 days was reported on December 18.
“There have been many sporadic outbreaks. The epidemic management scenario may be very extreme,” a spokesman for the Beijing authorities stated on Sunday.
Beijing Glad Valley, a theme park in southern Beijing, stated in an announcement that every one evening periods could be cancelled from Monday and a dwell New 12 months’s Eve live performance has additionally been referred to as off.
Learn extra: https://www.scmp.com/information/china/politics/article/3115474/coronavirus-beijing-goes-emergency-mode-after-five-new-cases
Allow us to hope Beijing brings their newest outbreak beneath management rapidly. Though recognized case numbers are presently very low, in a extremely populated excessive density metropolis like Beijing, the virus might unfold very quickly.