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China Daily / 2020-09 / 16 / Page005

Yunnan city starts free mass testing

By LI YINGQING in Kunming and WANG XIAOYU in Beijing | CHINA DAILY | Updated: 2020-09-16 00:00

Effort in Ruili follows confirmation of 2 virus cases, both illegal immigrants

Ruili, a city in Yunnan province that lies on the border with Myanmar, has begun free mass nucleic acid testing of all residents after reporting two cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, both illegal immigrants who arrived in the city recently.

"From 10 pm on Monday, no people will be allowed in or out of Ruili's urban area for a week except under special circumstances, and all residents will be placed under home-based isolation," Xie Dapeng, the city's mayor, told a news conference on Monday night.

"Those who had left Ruili since Saturday should report to community authorities at their destinations and take nucleic acid tests," he said.

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