Authorities in the Chinese city of Beijing have closed most schools following the detection of new cases of covid-19 which continues to wreak havoc in the country.
After Shanghai, Beijing, the Chinese capital, which is on high alert against the “Omicron” variant.
Since the beginning of the week, 22 million Beijingers must undergo massive Covid screening tests, RFI reported.
“48 cases of contamination were reported on Wednesday,” reports said.
Online classes are still taking place in primary schools in Chaoyang, Tongzhou, Xicheng, Dongcheng and Haidian districts.
Kindergartens are also closed this Thursday, but some classes in some schools will remain open face-to-face, especially for those preparing for the Gaokao, the Chinese baccalaureate.