Chinese city of Shijiazhaung bans railway passengers amid COVID-19 surge

Reuters | Beijing | Updated: 07-01-2021 08:20 IST | Created: 07-01-2021 08:20 IST
Chinese city of Shijiazhaung bans railway passengers amid COVID-19 surge

Local authorities in the Chinese city of Shijiazhuang banned passengers from entering the city's main railway station amid a surge of COVID-19 cases, state television reported on Thursday.

The city, the capital of Hebei province that is at the center of a new rise in COVID-19 infections, reported 50 new confirmed COVID-19 cases and 67 new asymptomatic cases on Jan. 6, accounting for most of new infections found in Mainland China.

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