Local Covid-19 cases more than double in southeast China, East Asia News & Top Stories

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BEIJING (REUTERS) – New local Covid-19 infections more than doubled in China’s southeastern province of Fujian, health authorities said on Tuesday (Sept 14), in the country’s latest outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The National Health Commission said 59 new locally transmitted cases were reported for Sept 13, up from 22 infections a day earlier. All of them were in Fujian. In just four days, a total of 102 community infections have been reported in Fujian, a province bordered by Zhejiang to the north and Guangdong to the south. China’s last outbreak, which affected mainly Jiangsu, ended about two weeks ago,...