Covid flare up in China, spreading to schools

The latest resurgence of Covid-19 in China has shown a tendency of spreading among schools, affecting students and kindergarten children, as at least four places have detected outbreaks related to schools and kindergartens, Global Times reported. Continue Reading

China’s Covid cases spike to near 3-month

China’s new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases spiked to a near three-month high and tighter curbs to contain the spread are expected in the capital Beijing in the run-up to a key gathering of the highest-ranking members of the Communist Party next week. Continue Reading

China’s Wuhan administers over 17mn vaccine doses

Wuhan, the capital of central China’s Hubei Province once hard hit by Covid-19, has administered over 17.1 million doses of coronavirus vaccines as of 5 p.m. on Tuesday, according to the municipal health commission. Continue Reading

China kicks off emergency Covid-19 vaccination in Wuhan

The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus emerged a year ago before it became a pandemic and upended life across the globe, has started the emergency Covid-19 vaccination on some key groups, a senior health official said on Tuesday, even as China is yet to officially certify its multiple vaccines. Continue Reading

Community testing in Beijing after asymptomatic case

Authorities in Beijing have conducted nucleic acid tests for all residents in the Chinese capital city’s Lianzhu Garden community after a man living there was found to be an asymptomatic carrier of the novel coronavirus. Continue Reading

World records 1 million corona cases in 100 hours

Global coronavirus infections passed 14 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, marking the first time there has been a surge of 1 million cases in under 100 hours. Continue Reading

Kim Jong Un praises Xi Jinping for outbreak gains

North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un sent a personal message to Chinese President Xi Jinping praising what he described as China’s success in getting its coronavirus epidemic under control. Continue Reading