ENTERING RECOVERY PHASE

China reported spike in COVID-19 cases on border with Myanmar.

MEASURES

  • On 20 July 2021, China has reported its highest daily COVID-19 cases since January and this has been caused by a surge in imported infections in Yunnan province.
  • Most of the cases are found in Ruili and Longchuan cities.
  • Tightened measures have been introduced by the authority to prevent more infections, including nucleic acid testing, strict lockdown, business suspension, and activities restrictions in the affected areas.