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Chinese local governments ban rural weddings and funerals to halt spread of Covid-19

Local governments across China are shutting down funerals and weddings to cut the risk of Covid-19 spreading across rural areas.China reported 55 newly confirmed cases by the end of Monday, including 13 imported cases and 42 locally transmitted ones.Of the latter, 40 happened in Hebei, the north province surrounding Beijing, one in the capital itself and one in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang.A total of 81 asymptomatic cases were also recorded on Monday, which were not included in the…

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