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China Reports Fewer Covid Cases as Blanket Testing Rules Eased

  • Capital Beijing also scraps tests to enter most public venues
  • Infections have fallen for eight days since Nov. 27 peak
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WATCH: China is reporting fewer Covid-19 cases amid a pullback in the sweeping testing regime. John Liu reports.Source: Bloomberg
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China is reporting fewer Covid-19 cases as a wave that started to accelerate last month appears to be tailing off amid a pullback in the sweeping testing regime that saw a negative result needed to even enter a public park.

The nation reported 27,164 cases for Monday, down from 29,171 on Sunday. Infections have fallen each of the past eight days since peaking at 38,808 on Nov. 27.