China has confined Sunday nearly half a million people near the capital Beijing, affected since mid-June by a rebound Covid-19 that the authorities still describe as ” serious and complex “. The asian country has largely contained the epidemic. But the emergence of some 300 new cases in the city in the space of a little more than two weeks, fueling fears of a second wave of contaminations.

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Different measures

The town council has already launched a comprehensive screening campaign, closed the schools, called the Pekingese not to leave the capital and confined thousands of people in the residential areas judged to be at risk.