The number of daily cases of coronavirus covid-19 in China hit a record since the start of the pandemic, official data showed Thursday, amid multiple outbreaks and restrictions across the country.
China It registered a total of 31,454 new cases on Wednesday, of which 27,517 were asymptomatic, said the National Health Office of this country of 1.4 billion people.
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The previous record dates back to mid-April this year, with 29,390 infections, coinciding with the confinement of Shanghaithe third most populous city in the world, which lasted for two months and caused supply problems for its inhabitants.
China It is the only major economy in the world that is still seeking to completely eradicate the virus from its territory with lockdowns of entire citiesisolation of positive contacts and massive tests.
The capital China It is experiencing its worst epidemic outbreak since the start of the pandemic at the end of 2019. Dozens of residential properties were confined and the vast majority of companies switched to teleworking.
Beijing announced almost 1,500 new cases on Wednesday, the vast majority asymptomatic, in a population of 22 million inhabitants. It is the highest figure in the city, although very low compared to international standards.
Schools, restaurants and shops closed for fear of being placed in quarantine while the exhaustion and mental fatigue of the inhabitants continues to increase due to these often vague and changing restrictions, the duration of which is never announced in advance.