Chinese language authorities prolonged work-from-home guidelines in 4 of Beijing’s 16 districts on Sunday as town continues to wrestle with the unfold of COVID-19.
The 4 impacted districts embody town’s largest, in accordance with Reuters. Metropolis authorities launched official numbers stating that 55 new circumstances had been discovered between Friday and Saturday afternoon, with practically a dozen being discovered exterior quarantined areas.
Chinese language authorities have a historical past of publicizing false COVID-19 information, nevertheless, and routinely misrepresented case and demise numbers in the course of the outset of the coronavirus pandemic.
SHANGHAI PLEDGES TO IMPROVE FOOD SUPPLIES, EASE VIRUS RESTRICTIONS
The continued restrictions come after greater than a month of extreme lockdowns in each Beijing and Shanghai.
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The Beijing outbreak is small in comparison with that of Shanghai, the place greater than 500,000 circumstances had been recorded publicly. Shanghai additionally noticed the extra extreme restrictions, with transportation being shut down and residents compelled to remain inside their houses. The quarantine measures precipitated widespread starvation all through town.
The town stays in lockdown, however officers have said the restrictions will loosen within the coming days.