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After 18 coronavirus cases China put 400,000 people under strict lockdown

Christian Fernsby ▼ | June 29, 2020
About 400,000 people have been placed under strict lockdown in Anxin county, China in the central province of Hebei, near Beijing, after just 18 fresh cases were detected.
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Officials announced in a statement Sunday that "all villages, communities and buildings will be fully closed" in Anxin.

Topics: Coronavirus China

Families are only permitted to send one person per household outside to purchase supplies once a day and all outside vehicles are banned.

Authorities quickly imposed a lockdown on 11 residential compounds in the vicinity of the market, prohibiting anyone from entering or leaving.

Residents had their temperatures checked and reported on a daily basis, and their food and daily necessities delivered.