China reports first Covid-19 death in eight months; quarantine site construction underway in Hebei

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “China reports first Covid-19 death in eight months; quarantine site construction underway in Hebei” – below is their description.

    China reported its first Covid-19 death in eight months on January 13, 2021. The patient died in Hebei province, which has become one of the worst-affected areas in the country. Officials in Hebei said they had confirmed 90 new Covid-19 infections the next day. Thousands of residents have been evacuated to a quarantine facility. Construction workers are racing to build a large-scale quarantine facility in Shijiazhuang that will have 3,000 makeshift housing units. The militia was also called in to assist at isolation points.

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