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Chongqing, Heavily Hit by Epidemic, Braces for Uphill Battle

2020年01月31日 19:15 来源于 分分快三代理-分分快三
Sprawling megacity doing all it can to mitigate impact of coronavirus
About 210,000 people traveled to Chongqing from Wuhan for the Lunar New Year holiday before Wuhan was locked down on Jan. 23. Photo: VCG

Outside the central province of Hubei, Chongqing is the worst affected city in the ongoing outbreak of a novel coronavirus first identified in Hubei’s capital Wuhan, according to official data.

A sprawling megalopolis of over 30 million people (link in Chinese) along the Yangtze River in southwestern China, Chongqing is the largest Chinese city by area and has numerous direct links to the epicenter of the outbreak.

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