Beijing “alerted residents not to leave” due to Covid outbreaks

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The Beijing Health Commission alerted residents not to leave Beijing unless necessary amid flare-ups, and asked residents who have not returned to Beijing to postpone the schedule.

If there is “time and space overlap” with the travel schedule of the reported cases, please report your travel schedule to the community (village) work unit and hotel immediately, stay in self-isolation and cooperate with various control measures, the commission said on Monday.

People who have not returned to Beijing should postpone their return schedule and cooperate with local prevention and control measures, Beijing Health Commission said. report


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Update: 2nd November 2021:

In China, a notice posted on the website of the Ministry of Commerce late Monday urged “families to store a certain amount of daily necessities as needed to meet daily life and emergencies” while instructing authorities to take steps to ensure adequate food supplies, AFP reports.

The country is adopting increasingly tight measures and a Covid-zero strategy to contain its latest outbreak. The directive made no mention of a food shortage or of whether the instructions were motivated by fears that Covid measures could disrupt supply chains or leave locked-down citizens in need of food.

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** This post was originally published on November 1, 2021 **