In China’s Sichuan province, an earthquake of 6.8 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the mountainous area in Luding county, on September 6. The earthquake set off landslides and shook buildings, killing as many as 65 people and leaving hundreds injured. Moreover, at least 16 people are missing. The earthquake shook buildings in the capital city of Chengdu, which is currently under a COVID-19 lockdown.
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China’s Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, has been put under a lockdown after it reported 157 fresh cases of COVID-19. The city is home to 21 million residents, and officials have announced a four-day nucleic testing to contain the spread of the virus. Residents have reportedly been asked not to leave their homes after 6 pm on September 1, until further notice.
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