Wuhan Enters 3-Day Lockdown after Several Infections in Jiangxia District

The Authorities of Wuhan city, the origin of Covid-19 in China, has announced a shutdown of some businesses and public transport in a district of almost one million people after recording several new infections in the city.


The order came after authorities of Jiangxia district stated that they had detected two cases during regular testing drives on Tuesday. Two more cases were found from the screening of individuals close to earlier infectors.

Following its zero-Covid policy, Jiangxia district with over 900,000 residents will undergo a three-day lockdown measure from Wednesday. Public entertainment venues, agricultural product marketplaces and small clinics will be closed during this period. Public transportations such as buses and subways will be suspended as well.

The authorities added that it will also ban large group events and dining at restaurants.