China Focus: Beijing ups restrictions to contain latest COVID-19 flare-ups-


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BEIJING, April 30 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese capital city of Beijing intensified restrictive measures against COVID-19 on Saturday to best reduce cross-infection as high mobility is expected during the five-day Labor Day holiday starting from Saturday. Beijing reported 59 new locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases and eight asymptomatic cases between 3 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday. A total of 295 local infections in 13 districts have been logged in the city since April 22. Beijing now has six high-risk areas and 23 medium-risk areas for COVID-19. According to Ding Jianhua with the Beijing Municipal Commerce Bureau, many cases in...