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China closes the city of Jilin for fear of a second wave of coronavirus infections

The Chinese authorities announced on Wednesday that they will introduce strict restrictions on the city of Jilin in the northeast of the country, fearing a second wave of infections after the registration of twenty new cases of coronavirus.

Education centers have closed again and the government has decided to stop transportation and ban all types of gatherings, crowds, and travel, according to the South China Morning Post.

The decision was made after adding six more new cases in the past 24 hours, making 21 the total number of infections in the community per week. Of all, two patients would be infected with no symptoms.

China closes the city of Jilin for fear of a second wave of coronavirus infections
China closes the city of Jilin for fear of a second wave of coronavirus infections

“The current outbreak is very serious and complex and involves a high risk of spreading,” warned the city’s deputy mayor, Gai Dongping, of the Jilin area. “

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