“Delta” mutation caused biggest outbreak in months

most recent, limited outbreak of covid-19 cases In China has now spread to several provinces, including Beijing, officials announced today, facing the spread of variant strain delta of coronavirus. China, where Covid-19 was first identified in late 2019, almost ended the epidemic in its region by the spring of 2020. But where was the recent outbreak of this disease first identified? July 20 In Nanjing City, in eastern China, has spread more than in any other in months.

The first cases of covid-19 were detected nine employees the old airport “Capital of the South”. More than 171 people have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in Shanghai’s Jiangsu province, while COVID-19 has spread to four other provinces.

According to Jiangsu officials, most of the new cases involve people who have already been vaccinated, raising concerns about the effectiveness of Chinese vaccines. delta version. China, the world’s most populous country, has already delivered 1.6 billion doses of the COVID-19 vaccine (Chinese only), but did not say how many people were fully vaccinated. The goal is to vaccinate 65% of the country’s 1.4 billion population before the end of the year.

Another outbreak of COVID-19 has been identified in the country on China’s southwestern porous border with Myanmar.

In jiangsu Provincial health official Lu Xing said authorities had released hundreds of thousands of people.

“Internet cafes, gyms, cinemas, karaoke bars and even libraries are closed in Nanjing”, he emphasized.

A total of 9.2 million people in the city have already undergone two diagnostic tests for the coronavirus, while the third testing campaign began yesterday, Wednesday, as announced by Nanjing City Hall.

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large and densely populated Sichuan Province Three new cases of Kovid-19 were detected today, while Beijing Two, the first six months.

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