Second wave of Covid-19 raises threat of fresh lockdowns

A resurgence of Covid-19 cases has triggered fresh lockdown measures in China and India, even as much of Europe opens up, threatening to disrupt mineral logistics.

Districts of Beijing have gone into lockdown after a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases, which has been traced back to the city’s largest food market.
Local authorities have raised the emergency response level, with areas near the market cordoned off, schools shut and flights canceled.

So far the impact has been on residential areas, with no effect on...

Published

William Clarke

Michael Greenfield

June 18, 2020

18:55 GMT

London