China locks down area near Beijing without public announcement, confusing residents

28/1/2022 7:27:00 PM

The Winter Olympics are taking place soon.

China locks down area near Beijing without public announcement, confusing residents

The Winter Olympics are taking place soon.

, and Tianjin.Virus prevention staff from one of the counties in Xiong'an estimated the lockdown to last for about a week, though the exact timing is uncertain.The lockdown was imposed on Jan. 25, after authorities acknowledged that five Covid-19 positive cases have been detected in one of the districts so far.

"Closed-loop" for the OlympicsChina has consistently pursued a"zero-Covid" strategy, with targeted lockdowns, strict border restrictions, and lengthy quarantine periods.With the Lunar New Year and Winter Olympics just around the corner, authorities in China are under pressure to keep the Covid situation under control,

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Yuzhou , and Tianjin.LinkedIn BEIJING: Chinese authorities locked down an area neighbouring the capital city of Beijing this week following a handful of reported COVID-19 cases, but made no public announcements about the fresh restrictions with just a week until the Winter Olympics.About 1.LinkedIn BEIJING: Shell said on Friday (Jan 28) it has started production at its 20 megawatt (MW) zero-carbon hydrogen project in Zhangjiakou, a northern Chinese city co-hosting what President Xi Jinping has vowed will be the"green" 2022 Winter Olympics.

Virus prevention staff from one of the counties in Xiong'an estimated the lockdown to last for about a week, though the exact timing is uncertain. The lockdown was imposed on Jan.2 million people in Xiong'an New Area - a new economic zone 100km southwest of Beijing - are no longer allowed to enter or leave their residential compounds, local virus prevention staff confirmed to AFP on Friday (Jan 28). 25, after authorities acknowledged that five Covid-19 positive cases have been detected in one of the districts so far. "We expect this (lockdown) to last around a week, but the exact timing is uncertain," said virus prevention staff in Xiong County, one of three counties in the area. "Closed-loop" for the Olympics China has consistently pursued a"zero-Covid" strategy, with targeted lockdowns, strict border restrictions, and lengthy quarantine periods. "We expect this (lockdown) to last around a week, but the exact timing is uncertain," said virus prevention staff in Xiong County, one of three counties in the area. With the Lunar New Year and Winter Olympics just around the corner, authorities in China are under pressure to keep the Covid situation under control, (WSJ) reported. The companies plan to scale up the project to 60 MW in the next two years, according to the statement.

According to the WSJ, the weeklong New Year holidays was the world’s largest seasonal human migration, with hundreds of millions of people travelling across the country to gather with relatives. Related: China drops plans to sell Olympic tickets as COVID-19 cases rise With the Winter Olympics beginning next week, Chinese authorities have scrambled to eradicate flare-ups in several major cities, including Beijing. China reported 39 domestic Covid-19 cases on Friday, including a new omicron cluster in the eastern city of Hangzhou, home of e-commerce giant Alibaba. China's Ministry of Transport estimated about 1.2 billion trips will take place this festive season, fewer than the 3 billion trips in pre-pandemic years. Some users on China's Twitter-like Weibo were seen asking for further information about restrictions, while others questioned the extent of measures. People who live in high and medium-risk areas have also been urged to minimise their travel, though no travel ban has been issued yet. The latest string of flareups has put spring festival holiday plans for millions of people at risk. All athletes, journalists, and other participants of the Beijing Winter Olympics have to be vaccinated or do a three weeks quarantine and test negative for Covid -19 before entering a"closed-loop", which will be isolated from the rest of the city. Another said Thursday:"I don't think I'll be able to go home for Chinese New Year.

Athletes who are unable to receive the Covid-19 vaccine due to age restrictions in their respective countries may be .