China's latest COVID-19 resurgence spreads to 21 provinces-Xinhua

China's latest COVID-19 resurgence spreads to 21 provinces

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2021-11-13 17:13:55

BEIJING, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- The latest COVID-19 resurgence in China had spread to 21 provincial-level regions as of Saturday, where new locally transmitted cases or asymptomatic carriers were reported during the past few days, a health official said Saturday.

With the number of COVID-19 cases surpassing 250 million worldwide, the country is facing greater challenges of preventing inbound cases, said Mi Feng, a spokesperson for the National Health Commission, at a press conference.

The country is also facing the risk of infectious respiratory illnesses brought about by low temperature, noted Mi, adding that risks are doubled under such circumstances. Enditem