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China's Beijing heading for a Lockdown:- The new cases of coronavirus have seen a huge rise in China. The country's financial capital Shanghai is on lockdown and the nation is struggling with the crisis. Now the country's capital Beijing is heading for a lockdown after the new cases have seen a huge rise. The city would start mass testing for 21 million people as per the authorities. The citizens are worried if the city would head for a lockdown like Shanghai. The people are worried about the stockpiling of food. The mass testing started in 16 districts where most of the new cases have been traced.
Beijing imposed lockdowns on individual resident buildings where cases were traced. The officials told that the testing will be expanded from today for all the districts. To prevent the further spread of virus, the officials revealed that a lockdown will be imposed in Beijing. All the corporate firms offered work from home and most of them are now stocking their food. Anyang and Dandong are the other cities where there is a rise in the new case of coronavirus. Shanghai is under lockdown for more than two weeks. A total number of 19,000 new cases are reported along with 51 deaths in the last 24 hours in Shanghai.