• 53 dead in China building collapse, search for trapped ends

    16 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    A building collapse one week ago in central China killed 53 people, state media reported Friday as the search of the large pile of debris ended after rescuers found 10 survivors. Authorities said at a news conference that all the missing had been accounted for as of 3 a.m., state broadcaster CCTV said in an online post. The residential and commercial building in the city of Changsha suddenly collapsed the afternoon of April 29. Aerial photos showed it pancaked to about the second story between other buildings about six stories tall. At least nine people have been arrested on suspicion of...
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  • Jiangsu reports rash of COVID cases

    Jiangsu reports rash of COVID cases

    16 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    Jiangyin in Jiangsu province reported 46 COVID-19 cases on Thursday. The county-level city of Wuxi had already reported two confirmed and 41 asymptomatic cases on Tuesday and Wednesday. It barred the operation of all vehicles on Friday, except ambulances, fire trucks and those that support the basic operation of the city and asked residents to not leave the city. It also locked down a township and a residential community. People who need to visit hospitals will be under closed-loop management, according to the city's COVID-19 prevention and control department. The neighboring Suzhou city...
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  • Beijing city reports 66 new local COVID cases in 24 hours ending 3pm Friday

    Beijing city reports 66 new local COVID cases in 24 hours ending 3pm Friday

    16 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    Beijing reported 66 new domestically transmitted COVID-19 infections during the past 24 hours, a disease control official at the Chinese capital said on Friday. The city reported a total of 610 COVID infections since April 22 as of 3 pm Friday, Pang Xinghuo, deputy director at Beijing Municipal Health Commission, told a news briefing.
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