China says it's bringing Delta-driven Covid-9 outbreak under control in country


People waiting in front of a restaurant to have their dinner following strict procedures due to a recent outbreak of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Beijing, China August 13, 2021. - Reuters

Beijing, Aug 14, 2021 (AFP): Chinese health officials said Friday they were bringing the country's worst Covid outbreak in months under control after new infections hit a seven-month high earlier this week.

Multiple cluster outbreaks of the highly contagious Delta variant have spread to 48 cities in 18 provinces nationwide, infecting more than 1,282 people, officials said.

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