China’s Chengdu to conduct mass COVID testing, lockdowns as cases climb

By Thomson Reuters Aug 31, 2022 | 10:56 PM

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese city of Chengdu will conduct mass COVID-19 testing from Thursday to Sunday, its city government said on Thursday.

All residents in the capital city of the southwestern province of Sichuan are ordered to stay at home from 6 p.m. but households are allowed to send one person per day to shop for daily necessities.

(Reporting by Beijing newsroom; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)