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Nine in 10 People in China Province Infected With COVID, Official Says

By MediaIntel.Asia

Nearly 90 percent of residents in China’s third most populous province have already contracted COVID-19, a senior health official said Monday, in the latest description of how the virus ripped through the world’s largest population in mere weeks.
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Reuters Health News Summary

By MediaIntel.Asia

Following is a summary of current health news briefs.
Thailand U-turns on COVID vaccination rule for visitors
Thailand has rescinded an entry policy announced at the weekend requiring visitors to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination, its health minist…

For Chinese fans, the World Cup can be a painful reminder of their absence and continuing COVID-19 controls

By ChinaPulse.com

People walk by the giant model of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 match ball amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Shanghai, China, Nov. 23, 2022.ALY SONG/Reuters
Walking out onto the pitch at Doha’s Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium on Monday, Ma Ning became only the second Ch…

36 killed, two missing in China plant fire

By ChinaPulse.com

Thirty-six people have been killed and two remain missing after a fire broke out at a plant of a trading firm in central China, local authorities said on Tuesday.
It took firefighters more than four hours to douse the fire that broke out on Monday at t…

China’s zero-cases policy causes first Covid deaths in six months

By ChinaPulse.com

Since Saturday, three fatalities have been confirmed in Beijing, bringing the total number of fatalities in the nation to 5,229.
The killings come as China’s “zero-Covid policy” ignites sporadic demonstrations.
Officials have warned that the situation …

Several Beijing districts shut schools as China COVID cases rise

By ChinaPulse.com

[1/5] A worker in a protective suit rides on an electric tricycle on a street during morning rush hour, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the Central Business District (CBD) in Chaoyang District, Beijing, China November 2…

Beijing’s biggest district urges residents to stay home as Covid-19 cases rise

By ChinaPulse.com

Beijing’s most populous district urged residents to stay at home on Monday, extending a request from the weekend as the city’s Covid-19 case numbers rose, with many businesses shut and schools in the area shifting classes online.…
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Apple warns of lower iPhone 14 shipments as COVID-19 curbs hobble production at plant in China

By ChinaPulse.com

Customers visit an Apple store in Taipei, Taiwan, on Nov. 7.ANN WANG/Reuters
Apple Inc AAPL-Q expects lower shipments of premium iPhone 14 models than previously anticipated following a significant production cut at a virus-blighted plant in China, dam…

China’s COVID resurgence spurs new curbs, Foxconn imposes restrictions

By ChinaPulse.com

SHANGHAI, Nov 7 (Reuters) – China’s escalating COVID-19 resurgence has spurred authorities and companies, including key iPhone manufacturer Foxconn (2317.TW), to ramp up measures to contain outbreaks, disrupting production and throwing busi…

Apple warns of hit to iPhone shipments from China COVID-19 disruption

By ChinaPulse.com

APPLE. The Apple Inc. logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, US, October 16, 2019
Despite solid demand for new iPhones, Apple is now falling victim to China’s rigorous zero-COVID-19 policy
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