1 week China to test 9M for Covid-19 Manilatimes |World
BEIJING: All nine million people in a major Chinese port city will be tested for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) following a tiny outbreak, health officials said on Monday, as surging infection numbers in Europe force another round of containment efforts. The virus has been largely brought under control in China — where it first emerged last year — in stark contrast to many parts of the world still afflicted by rolling lockdowns and high case numbers. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday announced a new three-tiered alert system for coronavirus cases in England, while German authorities shuttered Berlin ... more