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Multiple Chinese cities tighten anti-epidemic measures as nearly 200 new COVID infections are found in a day across China

2022-07-03 09:43:47       source:Global Times

July 2, 2022

Chinese mainland found 183 local COVID-19 cases on Friday, including 38 confirmed and 145 asymptomatic cases. Daily cases on Friday expanded from the previous day, when the number of cases exceeded the 100 mark for the first time in 15 days. At least three cities have tightened their anti-epidemic measures including restricting personnel flows, however, experts said this round of burgeoning outbreak is limited in scale and could be quickly put under control.

East China's Anhui Province reported the largest number of infections, 34 confirmed and 101 asymptomatic cases, on Friday.

On the early morning of Saturday, the local COVID-19 prevention and control emergency headquarters in Sixian county, Suzhou, Anhui Province, issued a notice upgrading over 40 areas to either high or medium risk. The county also launched a new round of nucleic acid testing.

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