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Northeast China Confirms COVID-19 Outbreak

March 14, 2022 • 4:45 am CDT
(Coronavirus Today)

Xinhua reported today China's Jilin Province reported 895 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases and 131 asymptomatic carriers on March 13, 2022.

Of the newly confirmed infections, 453 were reported in the city of Jilin, and 430 were reported in the provincial capital Changchun, with one case in critical condition.

In reaction to the surging COVID-19 cases, local authorities have conducted multiple rounds of mass nucleic acid testing and built makeshift hospitals to contain the latest outbreak.

On March 1, 2022, the U.S. Department of State issued a Level 3 Travel Advisory saying 'Reconsider travel to the People's Republic of China and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region due to COVID-19 and COVID-19-related restrictions.

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