China loosens covid curbs after week of historic protests • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE 24 English – Dec 1, 2022

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. However, there is no sign of the country easing its security crackdown, with police out in force in many cities in an attempt to head off any further demonstrations.

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