Wellbeing authorities explained Monday that 15 situations ended up verified in Putian city in the latest 24-hour time period. One more 6 were observed in Quanzhou metropolis, and a single more in Xiamen, suggesting the virus may well be relocating south from Putian.
All the bacterial infections are in Fujian province, which is across from Taiwan on China’s east coast.
Universities have been closed in Putian and everyone leaving the metropolis have to have proof of a adverse Covid-19 test in the past 48 several hours. The metropolis suspended bus and practice assistance on Saturday and has shut cinemas, bars and other amenities.
China has largely stopped the unfold of Covid-19 but has sporadic outbreaks. One particular outbreak pushed by the delta variant unfold to multiple provinces in July and August, increasing worry about new and far more contagious variants.