Lockdown has again been issued in Wuhan city of Hubei province of China. As a result, about 1 million people of that city are now housebound. The authorities have issued a lockdown due to the detection of new coronavirus in the body of several people. BBC news.
As four new cases of corona have been detected, the residents of Jiangxia district have been asked to stay at home for the next three days. The few patients who have been identified are all asymptomatic.
In December 2019, the existence of corona was first detected in this city of Wuhan. Lockdown was imposed in that city since that time. China has been following zero covid policy since the detection of corona. Simultaneously, mass testing, strict lockdown and isolation are being followed.
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As a result, China has been able to reduce both infections and deaths when millions of deaths have occurred in many countries of the world.
The city of more than 1 million people started mass testing again after two asymptomatic patients were detected two days ago. Apart from this, the lockdown was imposed only after two more cases were identified through contact tracing.
Meanwhile, scientists earlier this week claimed there was evidence that Wuhan's Huanan seafood and wildlife market was at the center of the Covid outbreak.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, more than 2.2 million infections have been reported in China so far. 14 thousand 720 people have died in the country so far due to Corona.