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China to Focus on Clusters of Coronavirus Infections in Hospitals


This photo taken on April 21, 2020 shows a staff member keeping watch at a checkpoint in the border city of Suifenhe, in China's northeastern Heilongjiang province. - A cluster of COVID-19 coronavirus cases in China's northeastern city of Harbin has…

China's northeastern city of Harbin has had several clusters of infections in local hospitals.

China will pay close attention to clusters of coronavirus infections, especially in hospitals, according to a top level meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday.

China's northeastern city of Harbin has had several clusters of infections in local hospitals.

The government also called for efforts to increase coronavirus testing capability and produce more effective testing equipment, according to a statement on the state council's website. (Reporting by Colin Qian and Nori Shirouzu; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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