China Lockdown

Auto industry to reach pre-pandemic highs by FY2024: FADA 

Besides, the revival of demand in rural parts of the county would also have an impact on the overall growth of the industry in the current fiscal.

published on : 5th April 2022

China reopens one city as Shanghai lockdown enters second phase

The ruling Communist Party is enforcing a "zero tolerance" strategy aimed at isolating every infected person.

published on : 31st March 2022

Shanghai starts China’s biggest COVID-19 lockdown in two years

China’s financial capital and largest city with 26 million people, Shanghai had managed its smaller, past outbreaks with limited lockdowns.

published on : 28th March 2022

China under pressure amid countrywide COVID-19 resurgence as local businesses face heat

Since the beginning of this year, the epidemic situation in China's neighbouring countries and regions has been increasingly volatile.

published on : 20th March 2022

China locks down city of 9 million amid new spike in cases

China reported another 397 cases of local transmission nationwide on Friday, 98 of them in Jilin province that surrounds Changchun.

published on : 11th March 2022

China quietly locks down area near Beijing with Olympics a week away

Around 1.2 million people in Xiong'an New Area -- a new economic zone 100 kilometres southwest of Beijing -- are no longer allowed to enter or leave their residential compounds.

published on : 28th January 2022

Abrupt lockdowns, sweeping COVID testing requirements loom over Beijing life ahead of Olympics

The lockdowns are part of China's "zero tolerance" measures to fight the pandemic that have been ratcheted-up ahead of the Games.

published on : 26th January 2022

China tests 2 million in Beijing, lifts COVID lockdown in Xi'an

Officials in Beijing said they would conduct a second round of mass testing of the Fengtai district's 2 million residents.

published on : 25th January 2022

COVID crisis: Monthlong pandemic lockdown lifted on China's Xi'an

Xi'an has been a cornerstone of the ruling Communist Party's "zero tolerance" strategy toward COVID-19 that mandates lockdowns, travel restrictions and mass testing whenever a case is discovered.

published on : 24th January 2022

Anti-coronavirus measures tightened across China ahead of Bijing Winter Olympics

Citizens are being told only to travel if absolutely necessary, with no guarantee they will be permitted to return if found to have visited a city or region where an outbreak occurred.

published on : 14th January 2022

Third Chinese city goes into lockdown ahead of Beijing Olympics as COVID cases spiral

Anyang, a city of 5.5 million population in the country's central Henan province, has upgraded its epidemic control measures.

published on : 11th January 2022

China locks down third city, raising affected to 20 million

It wasn’t clear how long the lockdown of Anyang, home to 5.5 million people, would last. Mass testing was being enforced, standard procedure whenever outbreaks pop up around the country.

published on : 11th January 2022

China detects more 'Omicron' COVID-19 cases as cities tighten restrictions ahead of Winter Olympics

Fears grew about a cluster of infections in the northern city of Tianjin, which was linked to two Omicron cases reported on Monday in the city of Anyang around 400 kilometres away.

published on : 10th January 2022

China's Xi'an city cancels foreign flights due to COVID-19 resurgence

The city had already suspended domestic flights and has been in a lockdown since early December. The foreign flight suspension was enforced starting Wednesday.

published on : 7th January 2022

China reports major drop in virus cases in locked-down Xi'an

People are being told to travel in and out of Beijing only if they absolutely need to and hotels have largely stopped taking new reservations.

published on : 5th January 2022

China reports sudden spike in COVID-19 cases ahead of Winter Olympics

Of the new local cases of coronavirus, 157 were reported in Shaanxi and one in Guangxi provinces, besides 48 imported cases, the National Health Commission (NHC) said.

published on : 27th December 2021

China orders lockdown of up to 13 million people; Japan sees community transmission of Omicron

State media reported that city officials ordered all residents to stay home unless they had a pressing reason to go out and suspended all transport to and from the city apart from special cases.

published on : 23rd December 2021

China COVID outbreak: Country locks down northwestern city Lanzhou over virus concerns

The restrictions came as China reported 29 new domestic infections -- including six cases in Lanzhou, the provincial capital of northwestern province Gansu.

published on : 26th October 2021