China has started construction on a medical isolation centre in Hebei province to help contain a severe COVID-19 outbreak.
- More than 28 million people are under lockdown in China
- The isolation centre will have room for several thousand people
- Authorities are encouraging people to stay at home ahead of next month’s Lunar New Year holidays
Covering an area of about 33 hectares according to state media, the site will mainly be used to isolate close contacts and secondary close contacts of…