TRIBUNNEWS.COM – China puts about 17 million people under lockdown.
Based on national calculations, cases of the Corona virus have doubled to nearly 3,400.
Anxiety over the effectiveness of the ‘Zero-Covid’ approach is growing with the worst outbreak in two years.
The southern Shenzhen tech hub told its 13 million residents to stay home as the government struggles to contain the flare-up of the Omicron infection.
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The city government notice states that the lockdown and restrictions on public transportation will last until March 20, 2022.
It was also explained that related parties would launch three rounds of mass testing.
Schools in Shanghai, China’s largest city, closed schools and locked down towns in the northeast.
Nearly 18 provinces are battling the Omicron and Delta variants.
Jilin City was partially locked down on Saturday (12/3/2022), while residents of Yanji, were confined to their homes on Sunday (13/3/2022).
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