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China covid-19 wave: Authorities claim severe cases, deaths falling fast


Chinese authorities say there was no significant rise in the number of covid-19 infections during the Lunar New Year holiday. According to official data the number of serious cases and deaths are trending downward. FRANCE 24's correspondent in China Yena Lee has more from Beijing.

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