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Chinese city Ruili near Myanmar border uses facial recognition to tackle COVID-19

Surveillance has been widely used to combat COVID-19 in China, which was the first country to adopt a QR code system to log test results and track contacts.

published on : 14th July 2021

China locks down city near Myanmar over virus

Authorities have locked down Ruili, blocking people from entering or leaving the city in Yunnan province and restricting residents in the urban area to their homes in a bid to contain the spread.

published on : 12th July 2021

Chinese city on Myanmar border locked down in COVID outbreak

Another 15 cases were found in Ruili in the 24-hour period ending at midnight, on top of six in the first two days, health authorities in southwest China's Yunnan prefecture said.

published on : 7th July 2021