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Beijing finds most daily local Covid cases in nearly a month

Beijing on Wednesday reported the highest number of daily local Covid cases since late January, less than two weeks before the opening of China's annual parliamentary meeting in capital on March 5.

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Beijing reported on Wednesday the highest number of daily local COVID-19 cases since late January, less than two weeks before the opening of China's annual parliamentary meeting in the capital on March 5. The city of Beijing detected 10 domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases with confirmed symptoms for Tuesday, data from the National Health Commission (NHC) showed on Wednesday. That marks the highest daily count for Beijing since January 29.

Despite the tiny case load by global standard, the city, in line with China's "dynamic-zero" strategy against the virus, has sealed up some buildings where cases and their close contacts lived. It

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First Published: Feb 23 2022 | 9:14 AM IST

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