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Chinese doctors recorded the first deaths from COVID-19 in six months

20200218 zaa t49 002 copyChinese doctors have recorded the first three deaths as a result of COVID-19 over the past six months.

This was reported on Monday by the Beijingbao portal.
According to him, all three deaths were registered in Beijing: one patient died from complications caused by coronavirus on Saturday, two more on Sunday. All patients were over 80 years old and had chronic diseases.
At the moment, the Chinese authorities are recording an increase in the incidence of COVID-19 in the country. On Monday, the Guangzhou City administration introduced a lockdown in the largest Baiyun district. The work of public transport is limited, schoolchildren and students have switched to distance learning. Residents of the district are forbidden to leave the house without a negative PCR test. These measures will be in effect until Friday.
The Chinese government continues to pursue a policy of "zero tolerance" towards COVID-19. However, the state strategy to counteract coronavirus has undergone noticeable changes this year, becoming more flexible. First of all, this has affected quarantine and isolation - now the requirements are softer than, for example, a year ago, TASS reports.