China's struggle with Covid-19 doesn't seem to be ending. After easing the Covid norms, China has returned back to stricter rules as cases are on a rise again.
Last week, the Covid cases in China reached the April level, after a few days after China's government had relaxed the norms.
What's happening now?
All three were elderly Beijing residents with underlying diseases; however, no information regarding the deceased's vaccination history has been provided.
The first death was an alarm that prompted the Chinese government to roll back all the relaxed restrictions in order to adhere to their stringent zero-casualty policy.
What are the Covid restrictions now?
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Chinese citizens are already in panic mode by these norms and the nightmare of an incoming 'total lockdown' constantly hangs around them.
What is China's zero-Covid policy? The 'zero-Covid policy', was one of the most important itineraries in Xi Jinping’s last month's election campaign for his re-election for his third term (which he won).
The component of the zero-Covid policies included frequent lockdowns, mass testing and curfews. All this has impacted the tourism, employment and economy of China.
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