In the Chinese city of Anyan in the province of Henan on Monday evening, the authorities banned citizens to leave the house and move on cars. The population of the city exceeds five million people, reports Xinhua agencies.
In recent weeks, new foci of the epidemic flared up in some major cities – just a few weeks before the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
Last week, Million inhabitants of Yuzhou in the same Henan province was ordered to stay at home. Xian, where 13 million people live, is located on quarantine for the third week, reports BBC.
On Tuesday, China reported 110 new cases of virus infection.