China Continues to Assess New Covid Outbreak after Recording Another Daily High

COVID-19 cases in China reported a record high of new daily infections as cities enforced measures and curbs to control outbreaks.

On Thursday, November 25, 2022, the number of new Covid infections in China reached a record high since mid-April when the outbreak took over China’s commercial hub of Shanghai that crippled 25 million residents behind a citywide lockdown for two months.

The number of excluded import infections shows new local cases on Thursday were reported at 32,695 as 3,041 were symptomatic and 29,651 were asymptomatic. The figure showed an increase from a day earlier by 313,444 cases.

The large outbreaks are massive and widespread, recording the bulk of the southern city of Guangzhou and southwestern Chongqing, and the hundreds of new daily record infections in the cities such as Jinan, Xian, Chengdu, Wuhan, and Lanzhou.

Yesterday, the city of Guangzhou, which houses 19 million people, reported 257 cases with symptomatic and 7,267 cases with asymptomatic, compared to the day before of 428 with symptomatic and 7,192 asymptomatic cases.