All the residents in Yuzhou, a city, Henan province will be confined to their homes after just two asymptomatic cases were reported Sunday.

According to local authorities the municipal government of Yuzhou, has gone into lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, after the discovery of a third local asymptomatic infection was identified Monday,

Essential services such as supermarkets, are currently barred from all public facilities including schools, while public transport and shopping malls have suspended operations.

According to the government, the restriction is a bit different for those who work in essentials industries, including supermarkets, medicine production, and energy plants, as they are allowed to go to work after presenting a negative Covid-19 test.

The National Health Commission (NHC), has also revealed that China reported 108 new local cases across three provinces on Monday, including 95 in north-western Shaanxi province, eight in south-eastern Zhejiang, and five in Henan.

So far, the counting of China symptomatic and asymptomatic cases has been separate.

The NHC also said the country also reported 21 new local asymptomatic cases, including 19 in Henan and two in Shanghai.