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Tibet's Lhasa extends disinfection work until Thursday

By: ECNS
Updated: Aug. 16, 2022
A fire truck disinfects the main urban area, Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region. (Photo provided by the Lhasa Fire Rescue Detachment)
 
Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, will extend disinfection work in its main urban areas until 3 a.m. on Thursday, said the local COVID-19 response team.
 
The city will conduct multiple rounds of nucleic acid testing.
 
The disinfection work was initially planned to end on Monday.
 
A total of 99 locally transmitted and 848 asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were reported in Tibet as of Sunday.