Earthquake in China’s Sichuan sparks outcry over covid lockdown

Comment on this story Comment BEIJING — An earthquake in southwestern China killed at least 65 people this week and sparked criticism about orders for residents to stay put in…

China Covid: More than 70 cities in full or partial lockdown since late August

Since August 20, at least 74 cities with a combined population of 313 million have imposed lockdowns that cover entire cities, districts or multiple neighborhoods, according to CNN’s calculations. They…

China’s Shenzhen extends COVID curbs but stops short of full lockdown

Volunteers arrive to a primary school repurposed for virus control efforts in Futian district, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China August 31, 2022. REUTERS/David Kirton…

Sanya Covid lockdown: thousands of tourists stranded in ‘China’s Hawaii’

Public transportation was suspended and people’s movements inside the city were restricted from early Saturday morning, authorities said. Stranded tourists are required to stay for seven days and clear five…

China Covid lockdown: Thousands of tourists trapped in resort town in Guangxi after shutdown

The city of Beihai, a popular summer holiday destination known for its white-sand beach and volcanic island in the Guangxi region, has reported more than 500 infections over the past…

Shanghai fears second lockdown as China battles BA.5 covid variant

Comment on this story Comment The arrival of the BA.5 coronavirus variant in China is threatening economically damaging lockdowns across the country, including in Shanghai, where many residents only recently…

More parts of China battle Covid and threats of lockdown as cases spike

Covid-related restrictions tightened in parts of China as local cases climbed, while lighter measures such as virus testing linger on in Shanghai, pictured here on July 3, 2022. Qilai Shen…

Shanghai surprise: How I survived the world’s strictest Covid lockdown

Shanghai, China CNN  —  When I left a Covid-ravaged Hong Kong, I was in search of a sanctuary. It was early March and the city was in the throes of…

Shanghai lifts lockdown, but residents wary COVID curbs can return

Residents celebrate, go shopping, return to work Car traffic, trains and buses resume in Shanghai Some residents wary COVID curbs may return City govt issues ‘thank you’ letter, some demand…

COVID-19 lockdown restrictions impacted hospital admission rates throughout U.K.

In an effort to mitigate the spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), world leaders implemented a variety of restrictions such as social distancing measures and nationwide…