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Tibet Sees First Covid Cases in More Than 900 Days

  • Travelers from within the region were found to be infected
  • Tibet has reported only one infection, in January 2020

Tibet reported four Covid-19 infections for Sunday, the first sign of the virus in the isolated region since a single case was found at the start of the pandemic in January 2020.

The infections were diagnosed in four travelers from Tingri county, located about 400 kilometers southwest of Tibet’s capital Lhasa. The visitors, between the ages of 47 and 61, don’t have any symptoms, according to local health authorities.