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Beijing’s Neighboring Province Enters ‘Wartime Mode’ After Dozens of Covid Cases Found

2021年01月06日 19:32 来源于 财新网
Hebei has reported 39 new confirmed cases in recent days, with plans underway to test the 11 million residents of its capital city
Residents wait to take nucleic acid tests Wednesday in Shijiazhuang, capital of North China’s Hebei province. Photo: The Paper

Hebei province, which surrounds the Chinese capital, has entered “wartime mode” to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus after the northern region reported 117 cases in four days.

Shijiazhuang (石家庄), the provincial capital, reported 19 new confirmed cases on Wednesday, bringing the province’s total to 39 since Jan. 2. According to the local health authorities, one of the new patients had recently attended three weddings.

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