China records highest daily Covid cases ever
Written by Adewale Adeyemi on November 24, 2022
China has recorded its highest number of daily Covid cases since the pandemic began, despite stringent measures designed to eliminate the virus.
Several major cities such as the capital Beijing and Guangzhou are experiencing outbreaks.
Reports say, thirty-one thousand five hundred and twenty-seven (31,527) cases were recorded on Wednesday compared with an April peak of twenty-eight thousand (28,000), though the numbers are still tiny for a country of 1.4 billion people and officially just over 5,200 have died since the pandemic began.
While China’s zero-Covid policy has clearly saved lives, it has also dealt a punishing blow to the economy and ordinary people’s lives.