17 August, 2022

The confined city of Xi’an in China, tightens its restrictions due to the increase in Covid-19 infections

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Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

China – Xi’an City, whose 13 millions of inhabitants are confined, announced this Sunday with a “total” disinfection and tightening of restrictions, coinciding with a level of coronavirus infections not seen in the country for a long time 21 months.

On Sunday, Xi'an announced 155 new cases of coronavirus, adding a total of 500 in the last weeks. To slow the spread, the authorities claim to have repeatedly tested the entire population.

Nail 29 a thousand people were isolated in hotels, He told the press He Wenquan, a high profile Xi’an spokesperson.

This Sunday a "total" disinfection began.

The Asian country has tightened restrictions, only one person can leave each home every three days to buy basic necessities. Until now, it was possible to go out every other day.

China has been applying the strategy for a year "Zero covid" to limit the appearance of new cases as much as possible.