Coronavirus Shenzhen Live Updates

Recent News & Info on the Corona Virus and Living in Shenzhen

Coronavirus or more formally known as strain COVID-19 is affecting everyone’s lives in Shenzhen and the Greater Bay Area region. As we read information about the virus we will repost links here to keep the Shenzhen community informed.

Monday Mar 30th

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Saturday Mar 28th

Friday Mar 27th

Coronavirus Rhapsody

Thursday Mar 26th

Wednesday Mar 25th

Tuesday Mar 24th 09:42am

Monday Mar 23th 09:02am

Sunday Mar 22th 07:01am

Saturday Mar 21th 11:58am

Friday Mar 20th 17:23pm

Flow chart: how to complete entry process at Baiyun Airport (updated on March 19th)
The expenses Borne by Travelers to Guangdong Province from Overseas

Friday Mar 20th 08:04am

Thursday Mar 19th 6:26pm

Thursday Mar 19th 3:26pm

  • more imported new cases than domestic infections
  • hotels offer 1,000 rooms for quarantine, as Hong Kong starts isolating new arrivals

Thursday Mar 19th 6:05am

Wednesday Mar 18th 8:16pm

Internet healthcare company launches service platform on COVID-19

Shanghai-based Shangying Internet Healthcare launches free 24-hour online consultation to the world in the fight against COVID-19. [Photo provided to]

Wednesday Mar 18th 6:39am

Tuesday Mar 17th 17:56pm

WeDoctor Global Consultation & Prevention Center launch of online English & Chinese Free Service

Tuesday Mar 17th 6:34am

Monday Mar 16th 12:25pm

Monday Mar 16th 5:09am

Sunday Mar 15th 15:16pm

Sunday Mar 15th 12:18pm

Saturday Mar 14th 8:00pm

  • Apple to shut all stores outside of Greater China to curb coronavirus spread
  • How can COVID-19 be defeated? Experts share their thoughts
  • Canton Fair’s overseas exhibitors support China’s fight against COVID-19
  • Why washing your hands with soap works?
  • Epidemic podcast co-hosted by former Ebola czar Ronald Klain

Saturday Mar 14th 6:25pm

Friday Mar 13th 13:54pm

Friday Mar 13th 10:59am

Thursday Mar 12th 16:17pm

Being Tested For COVID-19 In China.

Thursday Mar 12th 8:56am

Wednesday Mar 11th 10:55am

Tuesday, Mar 10th 14:53pm

  • Airlines suspend flights due to coronavirus outbreak
  • IKEA to sell through third party for first time on Tmall in China
  • CES Asia the latest tech event to be called off amid global spread of coronavirus
  • Hong Kong considers more entry restrictions amid spreading COVID-19 worldwide
  • Tokyo 2020 back decision to light Olympic flame without spectators
  • Potential treatments to defeat novel coronavirus

Tuesday, Mar 10th 10:56am

Infographic: Resumption of work and production in China

Monday, Mar 9th 13:00pm

Latest figures for COVID-19 cases in Guangdong (As of 24:00, March 8th, 2020)

Sun, Mar 8th 8:17am


Sat, Mar 7th 9:00pm

Sat, Mar 7th 09:30am

Friday, Mar 6th 21:00pm

Friday, Mar 6th 15:24pm

Friday, Mar 6th 12:31 pm

  • Coronavirus Impact: 27 Business Experts Weigh In On How The Coronavirus Is Affecting The E-commerce Industry
  • Koh Phangan Cancels Full-Moon Party Due to Coronavirus Fears

Thursday, Mar 5th 14:47 pm

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Wednesday, Mar 4th 16:38m

Wednesday, Mar 4th 11:55am

Wednesday, Mar 4th 6:10am

Tuesday, Mar 3rd 20:57pm

World needs to learn from China’s experience of fighting coronavirus: WHO expert

Tuesday, Mar 3rd 16:36pm

Tuesday, Mar 3rd 6:01am

Monday, Mar 2nd 17:02pm

Monday, Mar 2nd 10:30am

Monday, Mar 2nd 6:08am

  • Travelers at China’s borders will undergo more scrutiny now that the virus is spreading outside of China

Sunday, Mar 1st 20:05pm

The collective battle against COVID-19 in Wuhan

Sunday, Mar 1st 17:24pm

Sunday, Mar 1st 14:29pm


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