A medical worker disinfects facilities at a residential area in Ejina Banner of Alxa League, north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Oct. 20, 2021.Photo: Xinhua
Ejin Banner in North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, which borders Mongolia in the north and comes under the spotlight for being the suspected source of the virus in latest COVID-19 flare-ups, has tightened lockdown management for stranded tourists and local residents. This comes after the city sacked the Party chief for dereliction of duty.
Dai Qin, the newly appointed Party chief of Ejin following the removal of former chief Chen Zhanyun on Tuesday, stressed the severity, complexity and the extreme urgency of the current epidemic prevention and control work on Wednesday. Qin has vowed to resolutely curb the virus spread that has already expanded to more than 11 provinces across China.
The flow of people in the city will be strictly managed under the new lockdown…