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Chinese city of 1.2 million people locked down after three Covid cases emerge

Public transport halted and cars banned from roads in Yuzhou as China pursues its zero-Covid strategy ahead of Winter Olympics

Three asymptomatic cases of Covid-19 were enough for Chinese authorities to lock down a city of almost 1.2 million people on Monday.

Beijing is holding on to its zero-Covid strategy ahead of the forthcoming Winter Olympics next month, and with local officials facing sanctions or sackings over outbreaks, cases have prompted increasingly strict responses.

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