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China's Sanya City In Covid Lockdown

MNI (Singapore)

Over 80,000 tourists are stranded in the popular resort city of Sanya on China’s tropical Hainan island after the city announced a temporary lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, Quanshang China, the WeChat account of Securities Times, reported late Sunday. Hainan province has reported a total 1,140 positive COVID cases, including 827 confirmed cases and 313 asymptomatic patients, since August 1, the provincial government said in a Sunday press conference. Hainan rolled out widespread nucleic acid testing on Sunday, as this round of the pandemic has spilled over to four other provinces, the newspaper noted.

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