China races to contain Delta outbreak in Fujian ahead of occupied ‘Golden Week’

Specialists have dispatched a massive effort to contain the spread of a Delta variation outbreak in China’s southern territory of Fujian. The region borders Zhejiang to the north and Guangdong to the south.

As indicated by the World Health Organization’s Covid dashboard, China has reported 1.23 lakh confirmed cases of disease and 5,687 infection related deaths to date. The nation even managed to handle another Delta variation outbreak starting from Nanjing in July of this current year.

The emergence of the exceptionally contagious Delta variation in China has specialists stressed. The same Delta variation has prompted a critical surge in Covid-19 cases in the US in the course of recent weeks.

A team of specialists shipped off Fujian called the outbreak “severe and complicated” however said it could subside before the month’s end, reported state broadcaster CCTV.

This sudden uptick in Covid-19 cases in Fujian likewise stands to endanger the plans of millions of Chinese citizens who travel to parts of the country during ‘Golden Week’ starting October 1. Seven days long public occasion, the ‘Golden Week’ is perhaps the most active time for domestic travel in China.


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