January 31, 2023

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Covid-19: China has announced that the peak of the epidemic has been reached just before the Lunar New Year holiday.

Lakhs of travelers travel across the country on the occasion of Lunar New Year.

China says it has reached the peak of the current wave of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with large migrations expected on Friday to mark the Lunar New Year.

Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan, who is overseeing efforts to combat COVID-19, said the scale of the pandemic “relatively weak”, Chinese state media reported Thursday. However, there are doubts about the data on the epidemic spread by China since abandoning the “zero COVID” policy.

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“Overall, the COVID-19 pandemic in the country has reached relatively low levels”Sun Chunlan said. The number of critically ill patients admitted to hospital continues to decline. Millions of travelers are expected to leave cities on Friday to reunite with their families for the Lunar New Year holiday, which begins on January 21.

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