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Beijing provides 3 extra Covid-19 circumstances weeks forward of Winter Olympics | World Information

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Well being authorities have been stepping up anti-epidemic measures akin to locking down locations the place the three visited lately and finishing up PCR assessments focusing on those that might have come into contact with the contaminated individuals, elevating tensions within the metropolis, Kyodo Information reported.

China’s capital Beijing has reported three extra Covid-19 circumstances since Monday, weeks earlier than the Winter Olympics are scheduled to kick off within the capital on February 4.

Well being authorities have been stepping up anti-epidemic measures akin to locking down locations the place the three visited lately and finishing up PCR assessments focusing on those that might have come into contact with the contaminated individuals, elevating tensions within the metropolis, Kyodo Information reported.

Beijing on Saturday reported the primary native an infection of the extremely transmissible Omicron variant, involving an individual who had visited a number of malls and eating places within the earlier 14 days. The individual had not left town because the begin of this yr, reported Taipei Instances.

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The Covid-19 Omicron variant has been cropping up throughout China in current days, together with in main port cities like Dalian and Tianjin.

In the meantime, China on Monday introduced that it’ll restrain promoting tickets to most people for the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics.

As per the organizers, the transfer comes amid neighborhood infections of the extremely contagious Omicron coronavirus variant which were increasing in China, reported Kyodo Information. 


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