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China’s Hainan Starts Mass Covid Testing, Imposes More Lockdowns

  • ‘Static management’ imposed for city of Wanning, CCTV reports
  • Qionghai city suspends dine-in services, entertainment venues
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China Beach Resort City Locked Down as Covid Cases Jump

China’s Hainan started mass Covid-19 testing from Sunday and imposed more lockdowns as infections rise in the southern island province.

Hainan reported 182 local infections as of noon Sunday, boosting the total to more than 1,100 this month, state broadcaster CCTV reported, citing a briefing by the local government. That follows 483 infections on Saturday. Authorities are also imposing restrictions in other areas, including the lockdown of the southeastern city of Wanning, according to the news report.