China sends 70,000 Communist Party workers to help city stricken by Covid-19

China is mobilising massive resources to stop the spread of the coronavirus in an eastern city, where Vice-Premier Sun Chunlan warned the situation was not yet under control, according to a state media report on Thursday.

“We should take more resolute and decisive acts and ensure Covid-19 control measures are in place to contain virus transmission as soon as possible,” she said on Wednesday, during an inspection of Yangzhou, the country’s latest pandemic hotspot.

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