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World Coronavirus Dispatch: What socialising may look like after lockdowns

Pandemic fuels gun buying in America, Tens of thousands of Brazilians demand Bolsonaro's impeachment, and other pandemic-related news across the globe

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Akash Podishetty Hyderabad
China’s Guangzhou locks down neighborhood to contain Covid cases

A fresh coronavirus outbreak that has started spreading since May 21 has forced China’s southern metropolis Guangzhou to order a lockdown in neighbouring areas. Most infections are asymptomatic. On Saturday it reported 12 local cases and four imported ones. Residents have been barred from stepping out of their homes except for chosen family members to buy daily necessities. There was no mention of the length of the lockdown, or the number of people affected. Read here

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First Published: May 30 2021 | 3:09 PM IST

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