A year after Wuhan lockdown, China reports small rise in Covid-19 cases

The Hindu Business Line | Jan 23, 2021 at 7:24 AM
  • China, on Saturday, reported a slight increase in new cases of Covid-19 as it marks the anniversary of the world’s first coronavirus lockdown.
  • Both Beijing and Shanghai recorded three new cases each, and the province of Hebei, which surrounds Beijing, recorded 15 new cases.
  • China premièred a documentary film to mark the anniversary of the lockdown, part of a broader effort to cast China’s early response to Covid-19 in a positive light after some suggestions.