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Global coronavirus deaths top half a million

06 June, 2020 9:28 am 9:28 am

SYDNEY/BEIJING (Reuters) – The death toll from COVID-19 reached half a million people on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, a grim milestone for the global pandemic that seems to be resurgent in some countries even as other regions are still grappling with the first wave. The respiratory illness caused by the new coronavirus has … Read More

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China reports 18 new coronavirus cases, 9 in Beijing

06 June, 2020 9:49 am 9:49 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported 18 new coronavirus cases for June 21, 9 of which were in the capital Beijing, the National Health Commission said on Monday. This compared with 26 confirmed cases a day earlier, 22 of which were in Beijing. Local authorities are restricting movement of people in the capital and stepping up … Read More

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China finds heavy coronavirus traces in seafood, meat sections of Beijing f...

06 June, 2020 5:10 pm 5:10 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has found the trading sections for meat and seafood in Beijing’s wholesale food market to be severely contaminated with the new coronavirus and suspects the area’s low temperature and high humidity may have been contributing factors, officials said on Thursday. Their preliminary report comes as the country’s capital tackles a resurgence … Read More

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Beijing extends movement curbs to contain resurgent coronavirus

06 June, 2020 8:07 pm 8:07 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s capital cancelled scores of flights, shut schools and blocked off some neighbourhoods as it ramped up efforts to contain a coronavirus outbreak that has fanned fears of wider contagion. Many in Beijing have had their daily lives upended by the resurgence of the disease over the past six days, with some … Read More

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China reports 40 new coronavirus cases in mainland, 27 in Beijing

06 June, 2020 7:36 pm 7:36 pm

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Mainland China reported 40 new confirmed coronavirus cases for June 15, down from 49 a day earlier, the National health authority said on Tuesday. Twenty seven of the new cases were in Beijing, down from 36 a day earlier. The city is facing a new outbreak of the virus that is believed … Read More

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Beijing district in ‘wartime emergency’ after virus spike shuts...

06 June, 2020 1:51 pm 1:51 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – A district of Beijing was on a “wartime” footing and the capital banned tourism on Saturday after a cluster of novel coronavirus infections centred around a major wholesale market sparked fears of a new wave of COVID-19. Concern is growing of a second wave of the pandemic, which has infected more than … Read More

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Trump says China wants him to lose his bid for re-election

04 April, 2020 9:32 am 9:32 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he believes China’s handling of the coronavirus is proof that Beijing “will do anything they can” to make him lose his re-election bid in November. In an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office, Trump talked tough on China and said he was looking at different … Read More

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Trump says China could have stopped coronavirus, Beijing decries shifting o...

04 April, 2020 5:45 pm 5:45 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Monday that China could have stopped the coronavirus before it swept the globe and that his administration was conducting ‘serious investigations’ into what happened. Trump’s criticism was the latest from his administration to target China’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, which emerged late last year in … Read More

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China sees drop in imported coronavirus cases but local infections rise

04 April, 2020 5:47 pm 5:47 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported fewer new coronavirus cases on Thursday that involved travellers arriving from abroad, but said locally transmitted infections rose, with the capital Beijing seeing new local cases for the first time in more than three weeks. To prevent a rebound of the epidemic as business activity resumes, an increasing number of … Read More

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China sees drop in new coronavirus cases; all new cases imported

03 March, 2020 10:07 am 10:07 am

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Mainland China saw a drop in its daily tally of new coronavirus cases, reversing four straight days of gains, as the capital Beijing ramped up measures to contain the number of infections arriving from abroad. China had 39 new confirmed cases on Sunday, the National Health Commission said, down from 46 a … Read More

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Beijing hit by record imported coronavirus cases, zero China transmissions

03 March, 2020 10:37 am 10:37 am

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Beijing was hit by a record number of imported cases of the coronavirus as new local transmissions in China fell to zero, putting more pressure on the Chinese capital to screen out infected passengers and isolate suspected cases. It was the first time since the virus took hold late last year in … Read More

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Pakistan, China to take all-weather and time-tested friendship to new heigh...

03 March, 2020 9:08 am 9:08 am

BEIJING (92 News) – President Arif Alvi called on his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing. The historic meeting of the leaders reinforced the shared commitment of Pakistan and China to take all-weather and time-tested friendship to new heights. It further reinforced the commitment to further strengthen the existing unique equation, not only for the … Read More

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Mainland China reports 11 new coronavirus infections; new Hubei cases conti...

03 March, 2020 8:44 am 8:44 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – Mainland China had 11 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday, the country’s National Health Commission said on Saturday, up from eight cases a day earlier, but the number of new infections in epicentre Hubei fell for a ninth straight day. The death toll from the outbreak in mainland China had reached 3,189 … Read More

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PIA suspends flights to Beijing due to coronavirus fear

02 February, 2020 10:42 am 10:42 am

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has decided to suspend its flights to Beijing till March 15 because of novel coronavirus that has left nearly 2,500 people dead in China. The PIA operates its Islamabad-Beijing-Tokyo flight twice a week. According to the PIA spokesman Abdullah Hafeez, the national flag carrier airline had … Read More

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China’s Hubei province reports 116 new coronavirus deaths

02 February, 2020 8:14 am 8:14 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China’s Hubei province has risen by 116, with the total number of cases up by nearly 5,000, the province’s health commission said on Friday. The commission did not disclose the total number of deaths from the newly identified virus, which stood at 1,310 on … Read More