Nov 25, 2022 05:28 AM

Beijing Torques Up Battle Against Covid as Cases Climb

What’s new: China’s capital city will step up efforts to curb the spread of Covid infections as new cases continue rising, a Beijing city government official said. Meanwhile, residents are calling for more optimized control measures.

Beijing is at a critical stage combatting an expanding outbreak, Xu Hejian, spokesman for the municipal government, said Thursday at a press conference. Xu said the city will gear up efforts to detect, trace and control infections with more timely and efficient nucleic acid tests.

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