China Omicron

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

Chinese postal service orders disinfection of foreign parcels over suspected link with Omicron spread 

The Communist Party newspaper Global Times cited the Beijing Center for Disease Control and virologists as making the link between the latest infections and packages from abroad.

published on : 18th January 2022

China's Tianjin orders more testing on 14 million residents

The city’s COVID-19 prevention and control office said all who have tested positive in the initial testing round were found to have the Omicron variant.

published on : 12th 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