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Beijing Continues Lockdown Amid Rising Number of New COVID Cases

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Beijing Continues Lockdown , Amid Rising Number , of New COVID Cases .
Beijing has said that coronavirus cases
in the city continue to rise and that the government
will extend work-from-home orders. .
Beijing has said that coronavirus cases
in the city continue to rise and that the government
will extend work-from-home orders. .
Fox reports that Beijing reported 99 new
infections on May 23, up from the previous
average of around 40 new cases a day. .
As a result, the government has limited
the number of workers allowed to return
to their offices to 30% of the normal level.
On May 23, officials in Beijing also ordered
additional mass testing and warned citizens
to avoid traveling between districts.
Fox reports that indoor dining,
schools and tourist sites
have also been banned.
Overall, China only reported 800 new cases
nationwide, which marks a steady
decline from earlier in 2022.
Fox reports that the Chinese government
has been criticized internationally
for its strict "zero-COVID" strategy.
Amid weeks-long quarantines
in Shanghai, residents reported
shortages of both food and medicine. .
However, those lockdowns appear to be easing
as the city has seen the number of new cases
fall under 1,000 for eight days in a row.
However, those lockdowns appear to be easing
as the city has seen the number of new cases
fall under 1,000 for eight days in a row.
On May 22, Shanghai reportedly reopened
four of the city's 20 subway lines.
On May 22, Shanghai reportedly reopened
four of the city's 20 subway lines

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