- The authorities ordered people not to go out and shut down bus and taxi services in Yuzhou city including shopping malls and other community areas.
VIRAL NEWS- Coronavirus found in dragon fruits imported from Vietnam, after that Chinese authorities have locked down several supermarkets in various places.
According to Global time, at least nine cities in Zhejiang and Jiangxi provinces have found coronavirus samples in dragon fruit imported from Vietnam.
The authorities have begun emergency screening of imported food products and ordered fruit buyers to quarantine themselves although there is no evidence of coronavirus spreading from food but Chinese health officials are being cautious as the country grapples with the virus wave.
China had earlier imposed a ban on dragon fruit imported from Vietnam lasting until January 26 as COVID-19 traces were detected in the last week of December.
The ban was imposed on Huu Nghi Border Gate in Lang Son province which sends dragon fruit to China. The authorities also banned the import of dragon fruit from another border gate named Tan Thanh as container trucks were sent back.
China has been battling the coronavirus wave with Xi’an city under lockdown amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. Yuzhou city in Henan province was the latest to come under lockdown after three COVID-19 cases were discovered.
The authorities ordered people not to go out and shut down bus and taxi services in Yuzhou city including shopping malls and other community areas.