China tightens quarantine for international arrivals


A medical offices disinfecting a residental area amid the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on Monday (March 16). China tightened quarantine measures for international arrivals on Monday as the country worries about a rise in imported cases of the deadly coronavirus and anger rages online at how Europe and the United States are handling the pandemic. - AFP

BEIJING: China tightened quarantine measures for international arrivals on Monday (March 16) as the country worries about a rise in imported cases of the deadly coronavirus and anger raged online at how Europe and the United States are handling the pandemic.

After declaring they had "basically curbed" the spread of the disease within China, where the virus first emerged, authorities have now ordered international arrivals to Beijing to go into centralised quarantine for 14 days.

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