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Back to 2020: 26 million lives on hold as Shanghai expands COVID-19 lockdown
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Back to 2020: 26 million lives on hold as Shanghai expands COVID-19 lockdown

The lockdown in Shanghai, being done in two phases over eight days to enable testing of its entire population, has shaken global markets worried about the possible economic impact

China: Shanghai starts country's biggest COVID-19 lockdown in two years
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China: Shanghai starts country's biggest COVID-19 lockdown in two years

China's financial capital and largest city with 26 million people, Shanghai had managed its smaller, past outbreaks with limited lockdowns of housing compounds and workplaces where the virus was spreading

China: Shanghai to impose phased lockdown after city emerges as COVID-19 hotspot
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China: Shanghai to impose phased lockdown after city emerges as COVID-19 hotspot

China's biggest city will lock down its eastern half for five days of testing beginning on Monday, the government said, followed by a similar lockdown of its western side beginning on 1 April

China’s Tianjin to test 14 million people after recent spate of COVID-19 cases
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China’s Tianjin to test 14 million people after recent spate of COVID-19 cases

Residents have been told that until they obtain a negative test result, they will not receive a 'green' code on smartphone COVID-tracing apps that nearly all people in China are now required to have

'Bartering dishwashing liquid for apples': How China's lockdown in Xi'an has reduced residents to trading gadgets for food
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'Bartering dishwashing liquid for apples': How China's lockdown in Xi'an has reduced residents to trading gadgets for food

Over 13 million residents of Xi’an have been forced into a strict lockdown since 23 December as part of China’s measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 cases

China reports spike in COVID-19 cases ahead of Beijing Winter Olympics
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China reports spike in COVID-19 cases ahead of Beijing Winter Olympics

Though China has controlled the contagion by drastically limiting international travel, sporadic clusters of cases continued to surface in different parts of the country, putting its Zero COVID policy under stress

China's first Universal Studios theme park opens in Beijing
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China's first Universal Studios theme park opens in Beijing

Under construction since 2016, the theme park hosts rides inspired by blockbuster film franchises including Harry Potter and Jurassic World

Explained: Why Hong Kong govt exempted Nicole Kidman from COVID quarantine mandate for shooting in the city
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Explained: Why Hong Kong govt exempted Nicole Kidman from COVID quarantine mandate for shooting in the city

Nicole Kidman's exemption came just days after Hong Kong tightened its quarantine rules, requiring those arriving from high-risk countries to spend 21 days in quarantine.

With 3.2% expansion in Q1, China becomes first major economy to return to growth since beginning of pandemic
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With 3.2% expansion in Q1, China becomes first major economy to return to growth since beginning of pandemic

Chinese exporters have benefited from the economy’s relatively early reopening and global demand for medical supplies, according to a National Bureau of Statistics report

Donald Trump says US doing 'very well' in fighting COVID-19 while India has a 'tremendous problem'
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Donald Trump says US doing 'very well' in fighting COVID-19 while India has a 'tremendous problem'

The US President claimed that the nation has tested 60 million for coronavirus and added that no other country came close to that figure (edited)

COVID-19 treatment: China approves human testing for potential vaccine developed by local company Chongqing Zhifei
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COVID-19 treatment: China approves human testing for potential vaccine developed by local company Chongqing Zhifei

The potential COVID-19 vaccine, co-developed by Anhui Zhifei Longcom Biopharmaceutical and the Institute of Microbiology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has received a certificate from the National Medical Products Administration to launch clinical trials.

China reports 57 infections in a day, highest jump in 2 months; cluster in Beijing forces closure of Xinfadi market and tourist sites
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China reports 57 infections in a day, highest jump in 2 months; cluster in Beijing forces closure of Xinfadi market and tourist sites

A Beijing district put itself on a 'wartime' footing and the capital banned tourism and sports events on Saturday after a cluster of novel coronavirus infections centred around a major wholesale market sparked fears of a new wave of COVID-19

India sixth among nations worst-hit by COVID-19, surpasses Italy; confirmed cases rise to 2,36,657
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India sixth among nations worst-hit by COVID-19, surpasses Italy; confirmed cases rise to 2,36,657

India went past Italy to become the sixth worst-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic with the country registering a record single-day spike of 9,887 cases which pushed the nationwide tally to 2,36,657

China finds 300 asymptomatic cases after testing 9.89 mn in Wuhan; local media slam reports of massive carriers in pandemic's ground zero
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China finds 300 asymptomatic cases after testing 9.89 mn in Wuhan; local media slam reports of massive carriers in pandemic's ground zero

China's aggressive testing of about 10 million people for coronavirus in Wuhan, the first epicentre of the virus outbreak, has not revealed new confirmed COVID-19 cases but 300 asymptomatic carriers

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Fourth positive case reported at railway headquarters in Delhi; 23 more test positive in Chandigarh
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Fourth positive case reported at railway headquarters in Delhi; 23 more test positive in Chandigarh

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: A senior officer posted at the Rail Bhawan in Central Delhi has tested positive for coronavirus, the fourth case at the railway headquarters.

Coronavirus Outbreak: At 85,940, confirmed cases in India surpass China's tally; death rate and doubling of cases remain low, shows govt data
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Coronavirus Outbreak: At 85,940, confirmed cases in India surpass China's tally; death rate and doubling of cases remain low, shows govt data

India’s total novel coronavirus cases rose to 85,940 on Saturday, taking it past China, where the pandemic originated last year, though a strict lockdown enforced since late March has reduced the rate of contagion

Donald Trump threatens to entirely cut off relationship with China over COVID-19 amid calls for action against Beijing
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Donald Trump threatens to entirely cut off relationship with China over COVID-19 amid calls for action against Beijing

US president Donald Trump threatened to cut off the whole relationship with China in response to the spread of COVID-19 across the world

Shanghai Disneyland reopens amid concerns over resurgence of coronavirus; Russia, US look at easing lockdown despite high number of cases
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Shanghai Disneyland reopens amid concerns over resurgence of coronavirus; Russia, US look at easing lockdown despite high number of cases

Global alarm was sounded on Monday over a potential second wave of coronavirus cases after Germany, relatively successful in slowing the outbreak, reported that infections had accelerated again

India's walked a fine foreign policy line during COVID-19 crisis; test ahead lies in how Modi handles Big Powers
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India's walked a fine foreign policy line during COVID-19 crisis; test ahead lies in how Modi handles Big Powers

If India remains focused on its objectives without letting domestic political compulsions come in the way, the COVID-19 pandemic may propel India’s rise

Coronavirus Outbreak: US tells China to share details of patient zero, says WHO failed to provide timely information
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Coronavirus Outbreak: US tells China to share details of patient zero, says WHO failed to provide timely information

Seeking an answer from China about the origins of the deadly coronavirus, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday said that the US needs to know the details of patient zero