Mass Covid-19 screening in Beijing after two cases of strain found in Britain

Authorities in the Chinese capital have started testing about 2 million people in the centre of the city after two cases of a strain of the coronavirus first detected in Britain were reported in Beijing.The rapid mass campaign started on Friday, a day before the city’s legislature is expected to convene an annual meeting and with just weeks to go until the country’s political heavyweights arrive in the capital for the year’s most important political gatherings.“All districts and work units must…