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china covid update

China welcomes first batch of int'l travellers after scrapping of quarantine norms

First flights under China's new 'no quarantine' rules for international travellers landed at airports in Guangzhou and Shenzhen on Sunday

08 Jan 2023 12:23 PM

WHO asks China to regularly share data on Covid-19 situation

The global health agency has asked Chinese health officials to share data on genetic sequencing, hospitalisations, deaths and vaccinations

31 Dec 2022 10:33 AM

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

Chandrakant Lahariya | Lesson from China's surge: Don't drop guard on Covid

The surge in China has not changed anything in India and there is no need to change people-related approaches in the Covid response in Indi

24 Dec 2022 8:57 AM

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Centre's COVID review meeting today amid spurt in cases in US, China

Centre urged all states and union territories to ramp up the whole genome sequencing of positive samples to keep track of newer variants

21 Dec 2022 9:59 AM

Over 60% of China's population may get COVID, deaths likely in millions: Expert

Epidemiologist says more than 60 per cent of China and 10 per cent of Earth's population are likely to be infected over the next 90 days

20 Dec 2022 10:37 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 signals zero-Covid relaxation after protests

Anger over China's zero-Covid policy has sparked protests in major cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou

01 Dec 2022 11:40 AM

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

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Protests over China’s COVID controls spread across country

President Xi Jinping’s government faces mounting anger at its 'zero-COVID' policy that has shut down access to areas throughout China

27 Nov 2022 11:33 AM

Shanghai starts coming back to life as COVID lockdown eases

Negative PCR tests for COVID taken within the previous 48 hours remain standard in Shanghai, Beijing for permission to enter public venues

01 Jun 2022 1:26 PM

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

Beijing Covid spike prompts mass testing, panic buying

Queues snaked around malls and outside office complexes on Monday as people waited to be swabbed for samples by health workers

25 Apr 2022 11:00 AM

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

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