Beijing tests 2 million for coronavirus as Winter Olympics loom • FRANCE 24 English

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Beijing city officials on Sunday said all two million residents of a neighbourhood where a small cluster of coronavirus cases was detected will be tested, less than two weeks before the start of the Winter Olympics.

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