China fears delta variant of Covid-19


Beijing:
The recent outbreak of the delta variant of the Covid-19 virus in China has brought up a new panic situation in the country. The Chinese officials believe Nanjing Lukou airport was the origin of this super spreading Covid-19 variant when several cleaning staff were infected. The disease has spread to at least 16 Chinese provinces and municipalities. Major cities including the Beijing, Shanghai and Wuhan are few of those affected.
China is operating mass testing, lockdown and cut off of transport links. Even though Chinese authorities claim to have administered 1.7 billion vaccine doses, the people are not much confident about their vaccines.