(by Zoe Strozewski | Newsweek) – In the Chinese city of Xi’an, a stringent COVID-19 lockdown that largely forbids residents from leaving their homes has left some struggling to purchase food, even as authorities promised to provide groceries and supplies for the 13 million people. Xi’an’s lockdown is the strictest in China since the one imposed in Wuhan after the initial detection of the virus. The measure originally allowed residents to leave their homes once every two days to purchase groceries, but authorities tightened the rules. Though the harshness of the guidelines reflects the severity of the surge in each […]

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