Covid-19 flare-ups in China after week-long holiday lead to restrictions, quarantine

A woman in quarantine being taken to hospital amid a new Covid-19 lockdown in Shanghai on Oct 10, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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BEIJING - China has seen a flare-up in Covid-19 cases after the week-long National Day holiday that began on Oct 1, many brought on by returning domestic travellers.

The country on Monday reported 2,106 cases, the highest number since August but low by global standards, prompting the government to warn against "war weariness".

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