New infection numbers rising in Guangzhou & Chongqing, no signs of easing

Social problem 11/21/22, 13:05

The number of new confirmed cases increased sharply in Guangzhou and Chongqing, marking an escalation in the pandemic. Local officials have extended the closure of Haizhu district in Guangzhou for the fourth extension. Guangzhou Sun Yat-sen University also reported new positive cases on campus. Guangdong province reported on November 18 that 9,431 ...

Why? China’s major port-city plans 250K more COVID quarantine beds

Social problem 11/21/22, 12:50

China recently announced 20 measures in the name of optimizing pandemic prevention. It was first thought to signal that China's infamous aero-COVID policy was easing after two long years of strict application. But the result might be different.  Guangzhou, a major port city in southeastern China, has continued to set up ...