COVID-19 Delta shares appear across China, Beijing cuts intercity transport


On August 9, the Chinese Communist Party administration reported 94 local infections in 125 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours.

The current outbreak in China is also caused by the highly contagious Delta subspecies. According to officials, the delta infection first spread to airport workers in Nanjing, eastern China, and was reported on July 20, but was subsequently reported from tropical Hainan in the south to Inner Mongolia in the far north, nationwide. Enlarged.

Beijing, the capital, has not reported a new regional infection for two days, but announced on August 8 that travelers from areas where CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus infection was reported in the past two weeks will not be able to enter the country. city. The CCP virus causes the disease COVID-19.

Meanwhile, Beijing blocked all passenger train services to these areas and stopped all passenger buses from other cities except those from nearby Tianjin and Hebei provinces.

Ruili City, Yunnan Province, Southwestern China Announcement On August 9th, all residents of the downtown area will be quarantined at home until August 17th. Authorities have also banned passengers, but trucks will have to change drivers at checkpoints to get in and out. These rules prevent locals from leaving and outsiders from entering.

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The child was tested for COVID-19 nucleic acid on August 5, 2021 in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, eastern China. (STR / AFP via Getty Images)

On Sunday, Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province and reported ground zero outbreak, announced the sixth mass COVID-19 test for residents, and the neighboring Yangzhou city announced the fifth mass test on Monday. Did.

Out of control

administration Announcement On Monday, 1.78 billion COVID-19 vaccines were given, which cannot stop people from becoming infected with the CCP virus.also Announcement New local infections in Henan, Jiangsu, Hunan and Hubei.

In Zhengzhou, the flood-stricken capital of Henan Province in central China, the city government Announcement Since the current outbreak was first detected on July 30, 116 residents were diagnosed on Sunday when they tested positive for COVID-19, 40 of whom were diagnosed on Sunday. An additional 12 cases have been reported as “asymptomatic carriers” because the regime does not count asymptomatic patients as COVID-19 infections.

The outbreak in Zhengzhou was first detected at Hospital 6. The city government has accused the highly contagious variant of Delta, claiming the outbreak was “out of control”.

“We have comprehensively disinfected Hospital 6 more than 10 times. [since July 31], “Government Said on Monday.

“Doctors at Hospital 6 were quarantined and tested eight times from July 31st to August 6th. The first seven times were negative and the last were positive. He was a COVID-19 patient. Was diagnosed [after he showed symptoms] August 7 “Government explanation About complications of the test on August 7th.

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On August 3, 2021, a healthcare worker took a sample of a cotton swab from a child during a mass test for COVID-19 in a residential area in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. (Chinatopix via AP)

Administration on the night of August 9 Has been updated The list of regions affected by COVID-19 includes 15 “high risk” regions and 201 “medium risk” regions. All residents of high-risk areas are not allowed to leave their homes and the area is under complete blockade of the administration. Residents of medium-risk areas are not allowed to leave the Residential Compounds and are considered partially blocked.

It spans most parts of China, from northern Mongolia to the capital Beijing, eastern Jiangsu, Shandong, Shanghai, Henan and Hubei, southwestern Sichuan and Yunnan, and central and southern Hunan in southeastern Fujian. increase.

Nicole Hao

Nicole Hao is a Washington-based reporter focused on topics related to China. Prior to joining the Epoch Media Group in July 2009, he was Global Product Manager for the Railroad business in Paris, France.