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China: 2,468 #coronavirus cases, 75 hospitalised in Guangdong after Delta B16172 variant outbreak

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As of Sunday 30th May 2021, Guangdong had recorded a total of 2,468 cases with 1,035 of them imported. Currently, 75 people are in hospital. Guangdong province has also identified two imported confirmed cases, one from Cambodia to Guangzhou, and another from the United States to Foshan. Guangzhou has reported eight asymptomatic imported cases – from the United Arab Emirates, US, Chad, Amman, the Philippines, Cambodia and Papua New Guinea.

Parts of southern China are in lockdown to contain the Covid-19 outbreak.  Guangzhou bears the brunt of latest cluster with 38 zones sealed to stop the spread as new infections continue to be identified.

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