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Third Chinese city placed under Covid-19 lockdown as Beijing chases zero cases before Winter Olympics

China placed a third city under lockdown on Thursday to tackle Covid-19, with around six million people now under orders to stay home as Beijing chases zero cases before the upcoming Winter Olympics.The country has taken a zero tolerance approach to the virus since it first emerged in central China in 2019, stamping out emerging flare-ups with border closures, targeted lockdowns and strict quarantines.Although the hard-line measures have kept the number of new cases far lower than most…

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