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May 24, 2022 08:01 PM
CHINA

Beijing Vows to Stamp Out Covid, Transfers Nearly 2,000 People to Neighboring City for Isolation

Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan. Photo: CCTV screenshots
Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan. Photo: CCTV screenshots

Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan has urged authorities in Beijing to take more “thorough” measures to stop the spread of Covid-19 in the community, moving faster to transfer and isolate infected people and their close contacts as an outbreak has dragged on for a month.

She also reiterated the country’s adherence to the “zero-Covid” policy Monday when she visited some places in the capital which recently reported clusters of infections, state media reported. The places included several in Haidian district, home to some of China’s top universities.

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