China’s Qingdao orders city-wide testing after new Covid-19 infections

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  • FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “China’s Qingdao orders city-wide testing after new Covid-19 infections” – below is their description.

    The Chinese city of #Qingdao said on Monday it will conduct #coronavirus #tests for its entire population of more than 9 million after reporting new cases that appeared to be linked to a hospital treating imported infections. Daily COVID-19 infections in mainland China have fallen drastically since the early days of the outbreak, which first emerged in the city of Wuhan.

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