Beijing cancels events as Covid hits 17-month record


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Beijing is hunkering down after experiencing more Covid infections in the current cluster than at any other time in the past 17 months, with officials asking to move events and activities online. In a press briefing held late on Thursday after seven cases were found in a day in the Chinese capital, officials said companies should cancel all conferences unless they are necessary and reduce public contact as much as possible. take other steps for He said companies and individuals hosting the events would be held responsible. Beijing has detected 45 cases in the latest wave, the highest since June...