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Beijing: The Chinese capital Beijing reported eight confirmed local COVID-19 cases and two more whose preliminary test results returned positive as of Saturday afternoon, linked back to a university campus as China continues to battle against the disease. more
China: Huludao's health system buckles under Covid debt strain

Beijing: The Chinese city of Huludao is feeling the heat of COVID-19 on local health systems with local authorities saying debts were rising far faster than their capacity to repay them. ...

China reports first case of 'more contagious' Omicron BA.4 variant: Reports

Beijing: China, which is witnessing a spike in cases and consequent lockdown, has reported the more contagious Omicron BA.4 variant, media reports said on Tuesday.

COVID-19 surge in China: Asian Games postponed

Hangzhou: Asian Games 2022, due to take place in Hangzhou, China from September 10 to 25, have been postponed due to Covid-19 pandemic, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said on Friday.

China: People face shortage of food in Shanghai amid lockdown, COVID-19 start rising in Guangzhou

Shanghai: People in Shanghai city, which is currently under lockdown amid COVID-19 crisis, are facing acute food shortages, media reports said on Tuesday.

Chinese mainland registers 1,173 Covid-19 cases

Beijing: The Chinese mainland reported 1,173 new locally-transmitted Covid-19 infections on Monday, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.

China's COVID-19 outbreak: Shanghai plans to launch new round of nucleic acid testing

Shanghai: Shanghai city in China, which is witnessing a massive rise in COVID-19 cases, will launch a new round of nucleic acid testing across the city starting from 5 am on Monday, local ...

Shanghai: Chinese authorities to impose lockdown in phased manner amid rising COVID-19 cases 

Shanghai: China, a nation which is combating a surge in COVID-19 cases, is all set to impose a lockdown on Shanghai city.

China reports 1,947 fresh COVID-19 cases

Beijing: Chinese mainland on Sunday registered 1,947 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases,media reports said on Monday.

Chinese mainland registers 1,656 new Covid-19 cases

Beijing/UNI/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland on Saturday reported 1,656 locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, down from 2,157 on Friday, the National Health Commission said Sunday.