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Northeast China County Imposes Traffic Curbs on Covid Cases

  • Authorities have warned of risks of infection from North Korea
  • Beijing says outbreak in capital city has entered final stage
Yalu River in Dandong across from North Korea.

Yalu River in Dandong across from North Korea.

Photographer: Johannes. Eiselle/AFP/Getty Images

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A county in China’s northeastern Dandong city near North Korea imposed traffic curbs from Saturday because of a rise in the number of Covid cases in the area, even as the government declares victory over the virus in previous hotspots including the financial center of Shanghai.