Beijing, Gansu Churches Close on Tuesday Amid New COVID-19 Outbreaks

Beijing Fengtai Church
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Shanzishi Church of Lanzhou, Gansu
2/2Shanzishi Church of Lanzhou, Gansu
By Mark Cui October 21st, 2021

Lanzhou Municipal CC&TSPM in Gansu on Tuesday announced the suspension of in-person gatherings in all local churches from that day on, as six people tested positive for novel coronavirus in the city this Monday.

On the same day, Fengtai Church in Beijing issued an announcement of the halt of all activities, reminding its members to attend online Sunday services till further notice.

According to a press conference held by the Information Office of the Beijing Municipal Government, on October 19 a new positive case of COVID-19 imported from outside Beijing was reported, with nine close contacts of the confirmed case.

- Translated by Abigail Wu






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