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27 November 2022 Security News

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COVID-19 Pandemic News

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COVID-19 Pandemic News


  • Angered by COVID lockdowns, protests spread in China amid calls for Xi's ouster Radio Free Asia 27 Nov 2022 -- Angered by China's strict anti-virus lockdowns, protesters took to the streets in more than a dozen cities on Sunday, calling for President Xi Jinping's ouster in the biggest challenge to Communist Party rule in decades, according to media reports and video footage from social media posts of people on the ground.
  • Beijing's daily infections continue to exceed 1,000, with no sign of easing Global Times 27 Nov 2022 -- Beijing's newly reported COVID-19 infections continue to exceed 1,000 on Sunday, with the number of confirmed cases and infections found at the community level both growing rapidly and showing no signs of remission. While the city has further optimized epidemic control measures, requiring that hard enclosures are strictly prohibited from blocking fire exits, doors of buildings and neighborhoods, and that temporary control time should be limited to 24 hours.
  • China moves to trial nucleic acid self-testing Global Times 27 Nov 2022 -- Many cities in China, including Beijing, Central China's Henan Province and North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, are experimenting with the nucleic acid self-testing, with the sampling done by individuals, with health officials responsible for guidance and sample collection.
  • China's health authorities dispatch working groups to supervise local implementation of 20 optimized anti-COVID measures Global Times 27 Nov 2022 -- The National Health Commission and the National Administration of Disease Control and Prevention has jointly sent working groups to supervise local authorities' implementation of the ninth version of the epidemic prevention and control plan and the 20 optimized measures against COVID-19 to curb the epidemic resurgence as soon as possible, a CDC expert confirmed.
  • China Reports Record Daily COVID-19 Incidence for 4h Day in Row Sputnik 27 Nov 2022 -- The number of new COVID-19 infections in China hit a new daily record of 39,791 for the fourth day in a row, the Chinese National Health Commission said on Sunday, adding that most cases were asymptomatic.
  • Iran

  • Iran registers zero COVID deaths for third consecutive day IRNA 27 Nov 2022 -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran stayed unchanged at 144,633 with zero deaths for the third consecutive day, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Sunday.
  • Taiwan

  • Taiwan reports 13,311 new COVID-19 cases, 25 deaths CNA 27 Nov 2022 -- Taiwan on Sunday reported 13,311 new COVID-19 infections, all but 35 of which were locally transmitted, and 25 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
  • North Korea

  • Measures to Prevent Outbreak and Spread of Respiratory Diseases Intensified KCNA 27 Nov 2022 -- All fields and units keep directing efforts to maintaining maximum stability of anti-epidemic environment as required by the intensified normal anti-epidemic system according to the anti-epidemic policies and guidelines set forth by the Party and the state.

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