A nucleic acid Covid-19 testing booth in Beijing’s Chaoyang district, a bar cluster from where has spread to 14 of the city’s 16 districts. Photo: Xinhua
A nucleic acid Covid-19 testing booth in Beijing’s Chaoyang district, a bar cluster from where has spread to 14 of the city’s 16 districts. Photo: Xinhua

Covid-19 cases rise in China, as ‘ferocious’ Beijing bar cluster and Inner Mongolia trigger worries

  • Countrywide tally rose to 196 from 138 on Saturday, National Health Commission says
  • Beijing bar cluster has spread to all but two districts, as cases keep rising in locked down Inner Mongolian border city

A nucleic acid Covid-19 testing booth in Beijing’s Chaoyang district, a bar cluster from where has spread to 14 of the city’s 16 districts. Photo: Xinhua
A nucleic acid Covid-19 testing booth in Beijing’s Chaoyang district, a bar cluster from where has spread to 14 of the city’s 16 districts. Photo: Xinhua
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