COVID-19: Chinese cases increase to highest number since April

COVID-19: Chinese cases increase to highest number since April

- China has reported its highest increase in COVID-19 cases since April

- The latest spike has been linked to a wholesale food market which was shut down on Saturday

- These were the first confirmed cases in the capital in 50 days

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China has reported that new COVID-19 infections have increased to its highest numbers since April. Infection rates are up across the region, with South Korea also reporting an increase.

Cases in Beijing have been linked to a wholesale food market, which had been shut on Saturday. China News Service reported that 27 workers are employed there and 9 of them had either direct or indirect exposure to the virus.

The Xinfadi market was shut after 50 people tested positive for the virus. These were the first confirmed cases in the Chinese capital in 50 days.

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Globally, 100 000 new cases are reported every day according to IOL. China was the original epicentre of the virus outbreak which has lead to widespread lockdown across the world.

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In other news, mentioned that Ghana's top World Cup goal scorer of all-time, Asamoah Gyan, has gone into tennis and has started playing very well as demonstrated in a latest video released.

The video was sighted by on the verified Twitter handle of Michael Oti Adjei, a renowned sports journalist in Ghana.

In the footage, the top Ghanaian striker truly portrayed his growing skills at the game of tennis, incorporating some of his football skills to enhance his performance, according to him.

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