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China Puts a Second City Under Lockdown in the space of Four Days Amid Raising Fears of a Coronavirus Comeback
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China Puts a Second City Under Lockdown in the space of Four Days Amid Raising Fears of a Coronavirus Comeback

A second Chinese city has gone into lockdown today amid growing fears of a second wave of infections in China. The north-eastern city of Jilin, with a population of more than four million, shut down its borders and suspended public transport on Wednesday, with all residents not allowed to enter or leave their residential compounds unless it is necessary. All cinemas, indoor gyms, internet cafes and other enclosed entertainment venues in Jilin must shut immediately, and pharmacies must report all sales of fever and antiviral medicines, the Jilin government said in a statement. It was also stated that residents are only allowed to leave the city if they obtain reports to prove that they have tested negative for COVID-19 in the past 48 hours and complete an unspecified period of ...
18 Die, 18 Missing In China Floods
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18 Die, 18 Missing In China Floods

Flooding in China’s northeast has left 18 dead and 18 missing, state media said Monday, after the latest deadly deluge to hit the country this summer. The central and eastern parts of Jilin province were hit by driving rain Thursday and Friday, according to the official Xinhua News Agency. More than 110,000 were forced to flee the city of Jilin due to the heavy rain, it said, adding that the government had sent over 32,000 rescue workers to the area. China has been hit by a series of fatal floods this summer, leaving dozens dead and displacing huge numbers of people. Last week authorities said that at least 63 were killed by landslides and floods in central China, which forced 1.6 million to flee. Authorities in the southern region of Guangxi earlier this month said two doze...

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