July 28, 2020

Fresh virus cluster spreads to five Chinese regions

Beijing (AFP) – A fresh coronavirus cluster in a port city in northeast China has spread to other provinces and prompted fresh restrictions, authorities said Monday, as Beijing scrambles to prevent a second wave of infections.China had largely brought the virus under control since it first emerged in the country late last year, through a series of strict lockdowns and travel restrictions.But in recent months a number of small outbreaks have given cause for concern, with China reporting 68 new infections on Tuesday — the highest daily number since April.Of those, 57 were in the northwest regio…

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