Days before Oly, China's daily cases highest in nearly 2 years
The Times of India Mumbai|January 18, 2022
Beijing On High Alert Over Lone Omicron Case; Strain Breaches Key Cities

Beijing: The number of daily Covid-19 cases in China reached its highest level since March 2020 on Monday, as Beijing races to smother outbreaks just three weeks before hosting the Winter Olympics. With growing fears about the highly-transmissible Omicron strain challenging China’s stringent approach to virus control, a health official told residents of the capital to “avoid buying goods from overseas”.

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