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China's daily Covid cases jump to six-month high as outbreaks flare

The country reported 5,436 cases for Sunday, up 27% from the day before to the most since May 2, when Shanghai was in the midst of its months-long lockdown.

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China’s daily Covid cases jumped to the highest in more than six months, as outbreaks flared across the nation and health officials declared the nation will stick with its strict virus controls. 
 
The country reported 5,436 cases for Sunday, up 27% from the day before to the most since May 2, when Shanghai was in the midst of its months-long lockdown. 

Beijing has shut schools in its most populous district, ordering students to study from home as an outbreak in the capital persists. Multiple schools in the Chaoyang district, home to corporate headquarters and embassies, halted in-person schooling from Monday,

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First Published: Nov 07 2022 | 8:17 AM IST

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