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Authorities declared that all taxi services would be prohibited and that those living in the impacted neighbourhoods would only be allowed to leave their homes for Covid tests.
The lockdown in Guiyang comes as the 2.1 crore people of Chengdu, the capital city of the nearby Sichuan province, were given an extension to their stay-at-home order until Wednesday as mass testing was to continue.
Shenzhen, a centre of technology in the south, is still under movement restrictions. Also Read: Rainbow-like cloud: Chinese city experiences rare phenomenon; What is it? As officials continue to pursue their strategy of eliminating Covid cases, more contagious virus types are driving China to lock down more regularly.