More Chinese provinces report cases linked to Beijing clusters

24/1/2022 12:08:00 PM
More Chinese provinces report cases linked to Beijing clusters

More Chinese provinces report cases linked to Beijing clusters

More Chinese provinces report cases linked to Beijing clusters

BEIJING: The Chinese capital reported on Monday (Jan 24) new local COVID-19 cases for the seventh consecutive day as flare-ups persisted ahead of the Winter Olympics Games in February, while four provinces found infections linked to clusters in Beijing. The Beijing municipality reported six new domesticall

BEIJING: The Chinese capital reported on Monday (Jan 24) new local COVID-19 cases for the seventh consecutive day as flare-ups persisted ahead of the Winter Olympics Games in February, while four provinces found infections linked to clusters in Beijing.

The Beijing municipality reported six new domestically transmitted infections with confirmed symptoms for Sunday, after reporting nine a day earlier, data from the National Health Commission (NHC) showed on Monday.Since Jan 15, the city has reported a total of 36 local symptomatic cases, according to NHC statements.

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Beijing introduces more Covid-19 measures as cases mount before Winter OlympicsBEIJING - Beijing's city government on Sunday (Jan 23) introduced new measures to contain a recent outbreak of Covid-19, as China's capital continued to report new local cases of the virus less than two weeks before it hosts the Winter Olympic Games. Nine locally transmitted cases were found in Beijing on Jan 22, the National Health Commission said on Sunday,...

LinkedIn BEIJING: The Chinese capital reported on Monday (Jan 24) new local COVID-19 cases for the seventh consecutive day as flare-ups persisted ahead of the Winter Olympics Games in February, while four provinces found infections linked to clusters in Beijing.Copy to clipboard https://str.Copy to clipboard https://str.LinkedIn BEIJING: Beijing's city government on Sunday (Jan 23) introduced new measures to contain a recent outbreak of COVID-19, as China's capital continued to report new local cases of the virus less than two weeks before it hosts the Winter Olympic Games.

The Beijing municipality reported six new domestically transmitted infections with confirmed symptoms for Sunday, after reporting nine a day earlier, data from the National Health Commission (NHC) showed on Monday. Since Jan 15, the city has reported a total of 36 local symptomatic cases, according to NHC statements. Of the new local infections, six were reported in Beijing, three each in Hebei and Yunnan, two in Shandong, and one each in Tianjin, Shanxi, Henan and Guangdong, according to the commission. Beijing has quickly stepped up measures to block further spreading of the virus, with the Winter Olympics due to start on Feb 4, and China already in the Chinese New Year holiday travel season. Beijing reported nine confirmed local Covid-19 cases and three asymptomatic cases from 4pm Friday to 4pm Saturday. Outside of Beijing, the provinces of Shandong, Shanxi, Liaoning and Hebei have already found a total of eight infections linked to the capital. One new suspected case arriving from outside the mainland was reported in Shanghai, and no new deaths from Covid-19 were reported on the day, the commission said. Fengtai district in Beijing on Sunday launched blanket testing of around two million residents, while some communities in other districts have started targeted testing in key groups. Authorities have suggested Beijing's first case of the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus could have arrived via a package from Canada.

People who bought over-the-counter treatments for fever, cough, infections or dry and sore throat should do a COVID-19 test within three days upon the purchase, and should avoid going out before the test result is known, a statement published by the Beijing Municipal Health Commission said on Sunday. More On This Topic. Any lack of testing will be reflected in the individuals' digital health code, which"may affect travel and daily life," the statement said. The financial hub Shanghai detected on Monday one local case with confirmed symptoms. The individual worked at the cargo section of the Shanghai Pudong International Airport. Cargo and passenger flights at the airport have not been affected, an executive at Shanghai Airport Group told a news briefing on Monday. This is coercion," Wang told Reuters.

Travellers who arrive in Shanghai from overseas need to complete a seven-day"health monitoring" period following two weeks of quarantine at centralised facilities. From Tuesday, those who have to complete the health monitoring at hotels are largely not allowed to leave their rooms, and those who have to go out for special conditions such as seeking medical services will need to ride in designated vehicles, the Shanghai government said in a statement. In the northern city of Tianjin, where an outbreak of the COVID-19 Omicron variant has been brought under control, Toyota's joint venture complex with China's FAW Group resumed operation on Saturday. It had been shut from Jan 10 for 11 days, a Toyota spokesperson said on Monday. Nationwide, mainland China reported 18 new locally transmitted confirmed cases for Sunday, down from 19 a day earlier. The number of new asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases, fell to 34 from 43.

It also reported five new domestic asymptomatic cases, which China does not classify as confirmed cases. There were no new deaths, leaving the death toll at 4,636. As of Jan 23, mainland China had reported 105,660 cases with confirmed symptoms, including both local ones and those arriving from abroad. Source: Reuters/fh .