CHINA Central Chinese city classifies 7 areas as high-risk for COVID-19


Central Chinese city classifies 7 areas as high-risk for COVID-19


17:01, August 08, 2021

ZHENGZHOU, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) - The city of Kaifeng in central China's Henan Province on Sunday classified further seven areas as high-risk for COVID-19.

On Sunday, seven villages in Zhuangtou Town, Kaifeng, were labeled as high-risk areas, and other areas in the town have been classified as medium-risk for COVID-19, according to the COVID-19 prevention and control headquarters in Kaifeng.

A volunteer reminds citizens of social distancing at a testing site in Jinshui District of Zhengzhou, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 2, 2021. Amid the summer heat, medical workers and volunteers have been engaged in epidemic prevention and control citywide to curb the lastest resurgence of the COVID-19 in Zhengzhou. (Photo: Xinhua)

All of Weishi County, which administers Zhuangtou Town, has implemented closed-loop management and suspended contact with people outside the county to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Henan reported four locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kaifeng on Friday, the provincial health commission said on Saturday.

The province recorded 49 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases and 87 locally transmitted asymptomatic cases between July 31 and Aug. 7 in the latest resurgence of COVID-19, according to the commission.

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