Tue. Dec 7th, 2021

Authorities of a southwestern Chinese city said on Nov. 10 they had conducted more than 30,000 COVID-19 tests on visitors at a mega entertainment center, and rounded up those who tried to flee the site after a suspected case was linked to the venue. Visitors to the large venue in Chengdu city, Sichuan Province, returned negative results on Nov.9, reported China Central Television (CCTV) on Wednesday. New Century Global Center—a 1.7-million-square-meter venue housing numerous shops, offices, and a university—turned into a giant testing site on the late evening of Nov. 8, with all guests required to receive tests before being allowed to leave. Local authorities attributed the mass testing to a need to contain the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, but didn’t offer more details. A staff member told state-backed Beijing Radio and Television Station (BRTS) that the requirements were triggered after a possibly infected person was found to have …

Author: Dorothy Li
Source: https://www.theepochtimes.com/china-tests-over-30000-for-covid-19-at-mega-center-rounds-up-runaways_4097364.html

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