People queue for Covid-19 swab tests in Beijing on Wednesday as the capital works to minimise the spread of cases. Photo: AFP
People queue for Covid-19 swab tests in Beijing on Wednesday as the capital works to minimise the spread of cases. Photo: AFP

China’s local Covid-19 cases at two-month low as it braces for Lunar New Year, Winter Olympics

  • Past two days’ tallies of 18 local symptomatic cases apiece are lowest since November, but separately 15 infections are found in Olympics ‘closed loop’
  • 2 million tested in Fengtai district in Beijing, which has new cases, as the capital maintains caution before the Games

People queue for Covid-19 swab tests in Beijing on Wednesday as the capital works to minimise the spread of cases. Photo: AFP
People queue for Covid-19 swab tests in Beijing on Wednesday as the capital works to minimise the spread of cases. Photo: AFP
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