On Wednesday, the government of northeasten Heilongjiang - with a population of 37.5 million people - declared an "emergency state", telling residents not to leave the province unless absolutely necessary, and to cancel conferences and gatherings.
But Hebei province in northern China has reported 560 new cases in recent weeks - 234 of which are asymptomatic - sparking a raft of new lockdowns and restrictions. However, authorities are implementing strict curbs whenever new cases emerge.
The National Health Commission said on Wednesday that a total of 115 new confirmed cases were reported in the Chinese mainland compared with 55 a day earlier.
Officials will now rush to test all 4.9 million residents in two days, the local health bureau said, after one case was discovered in Langfang's Gu'an county.
In a village in the south of Beijing that shares a border with Hebei, residents were stopping vehicles on Tuesday and asking to see health-tracking codes on mobile phones. Hebei, the province that surrounds Beijing, accounted for 90 of the cases, while northeastern Heilongjiang province reported 16 new cases.
At a Beijing highway checkpoint near the border with Hebei, police officers in protective gowns ordered a auto entering Beijing to return to Hebei after the driver was unable to show proof that he had passed a COVID-19 test. Many provinces have urged migrant workers to stay put for the festival.
Shijiazhuang, Hebei's capital, has been hardest hit in the latest surge and has already placed its 11 million people under lockdown. The province has shut sections of highway and is ordering vehicles to turn back.
BC reports 446 cases, 9 deaths, 1 new outbreak
Joseph's Hospital . 173 of the 1,475 new infections found in B.C. have been attributed to the health authority. That includes 368 patients in hospital, 72 of whom are in intensive care or critical care units.
Shijiazhuang will begin a second round of nucleic acid testing Wednesday, which is scheduled to finish in two days.
As of January 9, China had administered more than 9 million vaccine doses.
Across China, the number of new asymptomatic cases rose to 81 from 76 the previous day.
China has posted its biggest daily jump in COVID cases in more than five months, stepping up containment measures that have seen four cities put under lockdown.
The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases on the mainland reached 87,706 by Tuesday, including 784 patients still receiving treatment, 21 of whom were in severe condition.
Shanxi province has also limited internal travel and rolled out mass testing, after a patient from neighbouring Hebei province was reported to have travelled there.
Wangkui county, under the jurisdiction of Suihua city in Heilongjiang province, reported eight new asymptomatic cases and moved on Monday to close all non-essential businesses, banned people from leaving the city and blocked all non-essential traffic, state television reported on Monday.
French authorities reported 21,703 new daily cases and 277 deaths on Thursday, bringing the French death toll to 66,841. Stay-at-home restrictions, which include school closures, are expected to last until at least mid-February.
Heilongjiang province reported 36 new asymptomatic cases in Wangkui county, which also went into lockdown on Monday. The city of Suihua, which borders the provincial capital Harbin, put its 5.2 million people under lockdown.
She believes they are living in an ugly, harsh world simulation inside of the attractive , peaceful "real" world of bliss . Amazon Studios has launched the trailer for Bliss , an upcoming romance with a rather novel twist.
He was also on the team that helped secure a conviction of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry for cocaine possession. In a tweet, he called Garland "a sound choice" and "a man of great character, integrity, and tremendous competency in the law".
No team in the history of the Premier League , whose inaugural season was in 1992, had failed to win any of their first 17 games. Sharp took a few deep breaths and sent the excellent Darlow the wrong way.
There are an estimated 49 million people in those two groups, a more manageable figure in a time of vaccine scarcity. Azar said the pace of vaccinations has picked up, on track to reach 1 million daily within a couple of weeks.
Frankly, it's no wonder City go so far in the domestic cup competitions every year, considering how easy they have had it. Meanwhile, City will face League Two outfit Cheltenham Town, as their extremely kind run of opponents continue.
The 80-year-old actor has not made any other statements about the riots or attended rallies during the pandemic, Kritzer said. Norris has been candid about his conservative Christian views, gun-rights activism and championing Republican politicians.
Five more deaths, three in long-term care homes, pushed the number of people in our region to die from the virus to 132. The same projections released today show there are outbreaks at 40 per cent of Ontario's long-term care homes.
Vegetable prices fell 10.41 per cent from a year ago in December, while cereals were up only 0.98 per cent, the data showed. Despite high inflation rates, the central bank had defended the inflation target of 4 per cent for India.
SC stays implementation of new farm laws
The court asserted it had the power to suspend the legislation, but the stay must not be for an empty objective . The apex court has given time to the Union government to file an amicable solution to the agitation.