Chinese border city's Communist Party chief dismissed over COVID-19 outbreaks

By Reuters10 days ago

AD

Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Medical workers attend to people lining up for nucleic acid testing at a residential compound in Ruili

BEIJING (Reuters) - The top Communist Party official of a city in China's southwestern Yunnan province was dismissed from his post due to what the provincial government called a “serious dereliction of duty“ in failing to prevent COViD-19 outbreaks in recent months.

Yunnan's government said in a statement on Thursday that three separate COVID-19 outbreaks occurred within a half-year period in Ruili city, which borders Myanmar, under the watch of city's party chief, Gong Yunzun.

Continue read on investing.com