US Covid in China: the return of masks and "sanitary pass" in the megalopols

23:20  30 july  2021
23:20  30 july  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Le masque obligatoire est de retour en Chine comme à Pékin ce 27 juillet 2021, alors que quelques cas ont été signalés dans le pays. © AP - Mark Schiefelbein The mandatory mask is back in China as in Beijing this July 27, 2021, while some cases have been reported in the country.

Summer is also under the sign of Delta Variant in China. 18 new cases have been reported by the health authorities in the Eastern Province of Jiangsu, where the Nankin Regional Capital has 184 confirmed cases. Tourist attractions have been closed and the return of the mask and "sanitary pass" in Chinese megalopolies.

with our correspondent in Beijing, Stéphane Lagarde

Wear your masks! "Thank you for carrying your masks," recalls this "baoan", security attendant at the entrance of a shopping center of the Universities district in Beijing.

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Since two cases have been confirmed in the northern Chinese capital, committees of Residences immediately emerged the arsenal of control and tracing. Infrared thermometers, verification of the QR health code on smartphones ....

"I do not know when the restrictions will be relaxed. We must follow the orders, explains the security person. We were asked to take over the controls Thursday [29 July NDLR]. A restaurant not far from here to close. A contact case would have passed. All customers are in quarantine.

of large-scale quarantines, public companies that ask their staff not to leave the capital, Beijing had not experienced such restrictions for months. The two positive cases are a couple returned from Zhangjiajie , high tourist place of the province of Hunan in the center of China where this Friday, July 30 residences, cinemas and other entertainment venues are closed. Same for the terracotta museum in Xi'an, there too tourist spot under high surveillance of white combinations ...

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But it is in Nankin that the situation is the most tense. More than 180 cases reported since July 20th. On Friday, the experts explained that the transmission of the virus in one China to the ultra filtered inputs, had occurred when cleaning up a Russian plane. For the health authorities of the city, it would be the most extensive contagion since Wuhan.

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