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Latest news: Beijing

Beijing bends to mass COVID-19 testing to avoid prolonged lockdown

Millions of Beijing residents have queued up for another round of COVID-19 tests as China's capital seeks to trace and isolate every infection to contain a small but stubborn outbreak - and avoid a Shanghai-style prolonged lockdown.

Beijing tightens COVID-19 restrictions despite low case numbers

Tighter coronavirus restrictions have come into force in Beijing as a five-day national holiday begins.