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A bus carrying passengers to a Covid-19 quarantine centre collapsed, killed 27

Aina Idriena Osman

Aina Idriena Osman

UUM News Reporter

GUIZHOU: In the Guizhou region of China’s southwest, the coach overturned on a highway. Twenty more victims sustained injuries.

Beijing’s “Zero-Covid” policy has drawn ire from those who oppose it online in the wake of the catastrophe.

Mass testing and tracking are part of the policy. People who test positive must isolate at home or in a quarantine centre, along with their close contacts.

A city-wide shutdown can be sparked by a small number of incidents.

The cause of the collision is unknown at this time. which happened on Sunday morning early.

On the social media platform WeChat, one well-liked comment stated: “All of us are on that bus.”

When will this all end, a commenter questioned?

China is the only major economy that continues to put the fight against the virus before practically everything else, while the rest of the world is attempting to live with Covid.

Infection rates have recently increased in Guizhou. On Saturday, the province reported 712 new cases, which is roughly 70% of China’s total.

The incident occurred before the Communist Party’s five-yearly congress, which will take place in October. Discussions about Covid policy are anticipated.

Every three days, more than 21 million citizens of Beijing must line up for PCR tests in order to enter public facilities, including corner stores.