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China’s Hebei province bars people from leaving city after it became hotbed of recent COVID-19 outbreak


  • With Hebei reporting a total 310 COVID positive cases including 183 asymptomatic cases in the past week, capital Shijiazhuang accounted for most of it.
  • Around 11 million residents of the area are not allowed to leave the city, schools have been suspended, gatherings banned and residential communities and villages put under closed management. 
  • All confirmed and asymptomatic cases were registered in either Shijiazhuang City or Xingtai City.