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China marks Wuhan lockdown anniversary amid steady rise in COVID numbers


  • China continued to record a steady rise in COVID-19 cases on 23 Jan as it completes a year since the central Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown on 23rd January 2020, where the novel coronavirus was detected in late 2019. 
  • The National Health Commission said 206 new COVID-19 cases had been identified in the mainland on 23 Jan including 99 asymptomatic cases out of which, 90 new cases were local infections.