Coronavirus: China Begins Locking Down 8.5 Million in Xi’an Metropolis

Coronavirus lockdowns returned to the Chinese mega-city of Xi’an on Tuesday, as classes were suspended, public venues shut down, and tourist attractions closed. Chinese citizens, both those residing in Xi’an and outside the city, flooded social media with angry and frightened posts at the latest twist in China’s seemingly endless lockdown horror show.

China is the last major economy still trying to stamp out Covid-19 within its borders

China Purges Xi’an Communist Official After Brutal Lockdown Measures Deny Residents Lifesaving Medical Care

Chinese Communist Party authorities announced on Tuesday that they had dismissed an official formerly in charge of a medical center in central China’s Xi’an city for his alleged contribution to an overly strict Chinese coronavirus lockdown in Xi’an this year, which denied people medical care at local clinics and ignited public outrage, the Global Times reported.

XI'AN, CHINA - DECEMBER 20: Staff members in protective suits work at the dormitory a

Don’t Panic: China Rebrands Mounting Lockdowns as ‘Static Management’

China’s ruling Communist Party strategically labeled expanding nationwide Chinese coronavirus restrictions over the weekend as “temporary controls of social activities” after some residents in certain affected cities, such as Xi’an, reportedly “panicked” after first learning of the movement restrictions, China’s state-run Global Times acknowledged on Saturday.

Disinfectant is sprayed outside a shopping mall in Xi'an. (AFP)

China Launches Criminal Probe on Coronavirus Patient for Visiting Restaurant

Government authorities in northwest China’s Xi’an city recently launched a criminal investigation into a local resident surnamed Yao for allegedly “obstructing the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases” by failing to self-isolate after knowingly contracting the Chinese coronavirus, China’s state-run Global Times reported Tuesday.

BEIJING, CHINA - MAY 01: A Chinese paramilitary police officer gestures as he wears a prot