China’s chief epidemiologist spoke at a Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention press conference held in Beijing on Thursday
- Broke the news that the “Indian variant” had been found in “some Chinese cities”
No further details were provided. He did add that “The virus has been mutating since the start of the pandemic.”
- and will stop mutating until the pandemic is over.
- China will be on holidays from May 1 to May 5 (inclusive) – the Labour Day holidays.
- The Ministry of Transport is projecting record high passenger numbers as people move about to visit family and friends over the course of the 5 days off.