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China: COVID-19 cases hit record figures high China COVID019

China: COVID-19 cases hit record figures high

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 25 Nov 2022, 08:39 am

Beijing: China on Thursday registered a record number of daily coronavirus infections even as the country continued its struggle to follow the Zer COVID policy.

The National Health Commission (NHC) recorded 31,444 locally transmitted cases on Wednesday – surpassing the previous peak of 29,317 recorded April 13 during Shanghai’s months-long lockdown, reports CNN.

Several cities has witnessed similar surge in COVID-19 cases in the past several years.

The strict lockdowns imposed in several cities has triggered protests.

On Wednesday, Beijing city registered fourth Covid-related death since last weekend.

1,648 local infections were also recorded during the period.

This is the third consecutive day when  over 1,000 cases were registered.