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Olympics Beijing Games had 72 COVID cases, none athletes, among early arrivals

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Beijing Olympics organisers said on Sunday they had confirmed 72 cases of COVID-19 among 2,586 Games-related personnel entering China from Jan. 4 to Jan. 22, with no cases among 171 athletes and team officials arriving in that period. Final preparations are taking place for the Winter Games amid a global surge in cases of the Read More…

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A month before 2022 Winter Games, Beijing enacts COVID ‘closed loop’

Reading Time: 2 minutes BEIJING, Jan 5 (Reuters) – With a month to go before the start of the Beijing Winter Olympics organisers have begun a “closed-loop” operation to prevent a COVID-19 outbreak among Games participants from leaking into China’s general public. The 2022 Games, which open on Feb. 4, are set to take place as the world grapples Read More…