Parts of Beijing locked down as COVID cases rise

24 November 2022
2022-11-24 16:18

China is expanding virus lockdowns as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record.Across China, the National Health Commission reported 31,444 Thursday.

That is the highest daily cases during the pandemic and the daily average of reported cases is steadily increasing. This week, authorities reported China's first COVID-19 deaths in six months, bringing the total to 5,232.Beijing this week opened a hospital in an exhibition center and suspended access to Beijing International Studies University after a virus case was found there.People can only going out to buy food or get medical treatment.

When coming or going almost anywhere, people need to show and scan their health QR codes.A total of 6.6 million people were told to stay home for five days on Thursday in eight districts of Zhengzhou.

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