Wuhan city (Hubei province), previously the place where the first Covid-19 cases were detected, recorded the first 7 community infections in more than a year.
Nanjing city (Jiangsu province) is the first outbreak in China this time, announcing the first case of Delta variant infection on July 20.
After that, many cities in southern China and a few places in the north also had Delta variant infections.
As of August 1, there were a total of 353 domestic Delta mutant infections, of which Jiangsu province accounted for 80%. More than 20 cities in more than a dozen provinces recorded this mutation.
The appearance of the Delta mutation forced China to reinstate tough anti-Pandemic measures.
From Nanjing, China is having the largest Covid-19 outbreak after Wuhan
Many cities ban people from going out unless necessary, requiring a certificate of testing negative for Covid-19. The blockade order and widespread testing were carried out in many places.
The capital Beijing has tested millions of people, locked down many residential areas and quarantined those who had close contact with the patient. The city of Zhuzhou in Hunan province with more than 1.2 million people will be locked down for the next 3 days.
In Yangzhou city, Jiangsu province, many factories, enterprises, and logistics companies were shut down. Large-scale testing was conducted and some residents had to take samples three times a week.
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