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China COVID-19 cases

Global alarm grows over China's COVID-19 surge

Hospitals across China have been overwhelmed by an explosion of Covid cases following Beijing's decision to lift strict rules

29 Dec 2022 11:24 AM

China to reopen borders, scrap quarantine for international travellers from Jan 8

Previously passengers coming from abroad had to mandatorily stay in over two weeks of quarantine in government accommodations

27 Dec 2022 11:49 AM

Facing COVID surge, China expanding hospitals, ICUs

Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millions of people to their homes, crushed economic growth and set off protests

11 Dec 2022 12:32 PM

China COVID cases hit fresh record high after weekend of protests

China has stuck with Xi's zero-COVID policy even as much of the world has lifted most restrictions

28 Nov 2022 10:20 AM

Beijing locks down more people in China's 'zero-COVID' fight

Most of Beijing is not locked down, but the streets are much quieter than usual with many shops closed and people working from home

17 May 2022 1:36 PM

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China Covid death toll rises as Beijing warns of 'grim' situation

Shanghai has been almost entirely locked down since the start of the month, snarling supply chains, with many people confined to their homes

24 Apr 2022 1:20 PM

COVID-19 cases rise in Shanghai with millions under lockdown

While small by the standards of some countries, the daily case numbers are some of the largest since the virus was first detected in Wuhan

03 Apr 2022 11:10 AM

Half of Shanghai in lockdown to curb Covid-19 outbreak

Shanghai has in recent weeks become China's Covid hotspot, and on Monday another record high was reported, with 3,500 new confirmed cases

28 Mar 2022 10:54 AM

China reports first two Covid-19 deaths in more than a year

China has gone from reporting under 100 daily infections just three weeks ago to well more than 1,000 per day for over a week

19 Mar 2022 10:32 AM

Nearly 30 million under lockdown in China as coronavirus surges

China reported 5,280 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, more than double the previous day's tally as the Omicron variant spreads

15 Mar 2022 10:59 AM

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Major Chinese cities impose COVID-19 restriction as cases spike

The latest spike is being described as the severest COVID-19 outbreaks in two years

14 Mar 2022 8:28 AM

China returns to mass shutdowns as COVID-19 cases surge

Meanwhile, an outbreak of the omicron variant in Shanghai saw schools shuttered again

13 Mar 2022 3:07 PM

China media say foreign parcels suspected in new COVID infections

China has repeatedly emphasized the danger of infection from packaging, despite only trace amounts of the virus being found on such items

18 Jan 2022 1:14 PM

China expands lockdowns as COVID cases climb

China has followed a 'zero-Covid' strategy of tight border restrictions, lengthy quarantines and targeted lockdowns

28 Dec 2021 1:30 PM

Flights cancelled, schools shut over three Covid-19 cases in Shanghai

The three positive cases are friends who travelled to the nearby city of Suzhou together last week, Shanghai health authorities said

26 Nov 2021 11:31 AM

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China re-imposes fresh lockdowns amid rising Covid infections

The rapid spread comes despite about 75 per cent of China's population being fully vaccinated

26 Oct 2021 11:54 AM

China reports 43 new Covid cases on October 21, vs 21 a day earlier

There were no new deaths, leaving the death toll unchanged at 4,636

22 Oct 2021 11:58 AM

Millions under virus lockdown as China battles Delta outbreak

China on Monday reported 55 new locally transmitted coronavirus cases

02 Aug 2021 12:45 PM

China authorises CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine for children above 3 years

Sinovac has finished the Phrase I and II clinical research stage, involving several hundred volunteers in this age group

06 Jun 2021 3:39 PM

WHO scientists likely to reconsider China lab origin theory of Covid-19

The WHO report's annex contains multiple data points providing an intriguing insight into China's evolving knowledge of the virus

26 May 2021 3:45 PM

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