China’s coronavirus controls will be implemented on a country-by-country basis instead of by province, according to an announcement by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) this week.

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Each county, with the exception of those in Hubei province and Beijing, will be classified as either low, medium or high-risk depending on the number of coronavirus cases they have. Controls on the movement of residents and the resumption of business will then be applied accordingly.

Counties designated as low-risk should lift all restrictions on work and daily life, according to NDRC spokesman Ou Xiaoli, meaning bu... Read More>>