Beijing builds new ‘Great Wall of China’ to keep people OUT as Covid cases surge
"It looks like a national programme"(Image: YouTube/A'Mu)Parts of Yunnan province, including the city of Ruili, entered a “wartime status” with lockdowns in response.Additional Chinese patrols were also introduced along the border with Myanmar.
Whilst the coronavirus first emerged in China’s Hubei province at the end of 2019, authorities have been largely successful in suppressing the virus using a range of ruthless methodsA’Mu, a Chinese YouTuber, posted videos on the social media site showing China’s border wall with Myanmar being strengthened.
READ MORE: China is attempting to prevent coronavirus re-entering the country(Image: YouTube/A'Mu)TrendingAmongst new measures security cameras are being installed every few metres.Speaking to ABC News about the new programme Professor Carl Thayer, a south-east Asia expert, commented: “It looks like a national programme.” headtopics.com
In total Myanmar has recorded over 130,000 coronavirus cases and nearly 3,000 deaths. Read more: Daily Express »
UK COVID news - live updates: Boris Johnson warns it's still 'no time to relax' ahead of lockdown announcement next week
Coronavirus latest: Government examining cases, hospitalisations, impact of vaccines and other data this week before a lockdown announcement on 22 February.
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