COVID 19 LATEST: COVID cases in southeast China more than double as Delta spreads - Analysis
By Iain Fraser - Geopolitical Journalist

REUTERS has reported new Covid infections in the south-eastern province of Fujian have almost doubled as the Delta variant takes further hold.

The National Health Commission in Beijing said 59 new locally transmitted cases were reported for Sept. 13, up from 22 infections a day earlier. All of them were in Fujian, a province bordered by Zhejiang to the north and Guangdong to the south.

Fujian's outbreak began in Putian, a city of 3.2 million, with the first case reported on Sept. 10. Preliminary tests on samples from some Putian cases showed patients had contracted the highly transmissible Delta variant. In a little over four days there were In just four days, a total of 102 community infections have been reported in three Fujian cities, including Xiamen, a tourist and transport hub with a population of 5 million ... Click Here to have our Full Analysis sent direct to your mailbox or smart device.

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