Chinese cities including Beijing report record COVID cases

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) -Beijing and several other major cities in China reported record COVID-19 infections on Monday, putting authorities under more pressure to quell outbreaks quickly while also trying to reduce the impact on people's lives and on economic activity. Nationwide, 16,072 new locally transmitted cases were reported by the National Health Commission, up from 14,761 on Sunday and the highest in China since April 25, when Shanghai was battling with its most serious outbreak. Beijing, Chongqing, Guangzhou and Zhengzhou all recorded their worst day so far, though in the case of t...