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China softens tone on COVID severity after protests

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China is softening its tone on the severity of COVID-19 and easing some coronavirus restrictions even as its daily case toll hovers near record highs, after anger over the world's toughest curbs fuelled protests across the country.
Published 2 months ago · Beijing, China

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China softens tone on Covid severity after protests

China News: Several cities in the world's second-largest economy, while still reporting infections, are breaking with past practice by lifting district lockdowns

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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China signals ease in Covid policy after mass protests

Dozens of districts in major cities have now begun lifting lockdown measures despite high case numbers.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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China to Relax Zero-Covid Restrictions After Nationwide Protests

China's top Covid official has signalled a possible relaxing of the country's strict zero-tolerance approach to Covid-19, after nationwide protests calling for an end to lockdowns and greater political freedom

2 months ago·India
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China set to loosen COVID curbs after week of protests

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2 months ago·United Kingdom
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2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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China eases COVID-19 controls amid effort to head off protests

More Chinese cities eased anti-virus restrictions and police patrolled their streets Thursday as the government tried to defuse public anger over some of the world's most stringent COVID-19 measures and head off more protests.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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