Beijing Quarantines 90,000 Citizens as New Deadlier Coronavirus Outbreak Emerges in City
Finally, as many experts dreaded earlier, a second wave of the coronavirus is slowly creeping up on the world with some cities showing a sharp increase in daily cases some ion thousands. Brazil showed an alarming 55,000 new cases yesterday on the 19th of June with USA 33,000. Next on the list was India with 14,000 cases and countries like Italy reporting a new surge. What’s not surprising but still comes as a shocker is China who is also experiencing new cases of the coronavirus in Beijing but this is not the alarming news, the bad news is something much worse New strains of the coronavirus have emerged again in China forcing the country to shut down its capital.
1New strain of coronavirus detected in Beijing
Believe it or not but Beijing residents are actually being quarantined and the city being shut down for another lockdown as authorities have found another deadly strain of the coronavirus that the Chinese are now blaming in would you believe, European Salmon. Even schools have been shut and travel bans put into place since they aren’t taking chances like before.
Incidentally china’s situation was extremely grim as one professor Yuen Kwok-Yung from the University of Hong Kong has now reported in a study published that china’s cases were in excess of 2.2 million in contrast to the official version. As usual. he has been hauled up by the government.
2The new strain could be more dangerous than the earlier one causing COVID19
On Tuesday last 27 new cases of the new coronavirus strain emerged in the capital Beijing and Chinese scientists are warning, these could be more dangerous than the earlier SARS-CoV-2 that has caused COVID19. Parts of Beijing are being fenced off with some areas contained in total lockdown. The origin of the outbreak has been identified as a wholesale food market called Xinfadi where thousands of visitors come to shop daily.
3Activists reveal health officials rounding up citizens and sending them to quarantine
Video and photographic material have emerged with health officials zipped up in hazmat suits screaming orders on megaphones for people to maintain distancing, maintain lines and packing them into buses to send them off into quarantine sites. As reported in the daily mail. An activist, Jennifer Zeng was the source of the footage. Zeng also claimed that 7 hotels were taken over by the authorities and transformed into quarantine centers.