China’s National Health Commission says efforts to contain Covid-19 are making “positive progress”. Photo: Reuters

China’s coronavirus controls are starting to pay dividends, but elsewhere in the world infections are rising fast

  • Number of confirmed cases reported in Wuhan on Saturday falls 55 per cent from previous day, National Health Commission says
  • But surges in South Korea, Japan and Iran suggest the epidemic is becoming a pandemic, according to experts
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China’s National Health Commission says efforts to contain Covid-19 are making “positive progress”. Photo: Reuters
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