Mass virus testing in Beijing after new cluster triggers lockdowns

Beijing (AFP) - Beijing carried out mass testing for the coronavirus on Sunday after a new outbreak in the city that prompted travel warnings across the country amid fears of a resurgence of the disease.The deadly contagion had been brought largely under control in China through strict lockdowns that were imposed early this year but have since been lifted.But a fresh cluster linked to a wholesale food market in the capital has sparked widespread alarm and raised the spectre of a return to painful restrictions.The National Health Commission (NHC) reported 57 new infections on Sunday, of which 3...


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