Corona has once again knocked in China. In view of the sudden spurt in the cases of COVID-19, China has ordered the imposition of lockdown in the northeastern city of Changchun on Friday. The population of this city is about 9 million. People have been asked to stay at home. Also, orders have been given to conduct mass testing. Non-essential business has been closed and all transportation facilities have been suspended.
People have been asked to stay at home. Also, orders have been given to conduct mass testing of COVID-19 on a large scale. At the same time, non-essential businesses have been closed and all transportation related facilities have been stopped. About 9 millions people will be affected by the ban imposed here. On Friday, 397 cases were registered in China from across the country which were due to local spread. Of these, 98 cases are from Jilin province, which surrounds Changchun.
Only two cases of corona have been detected in the city. However, the administration has decided to impose lockdown at every place where one or more cases are reported. 93 cases have been reported in another city near Jilin. Authorities have ordered a partial lockdown in the city and all transport facilities connecting other cities have been put on hold. Let us tell you that by the end of February, 87% of China's 1.4 billion population were fully vaccinated. Also, about 40% of the population had received a booster shot. For the past one year, no person infected with COVID-19 has died in China.