State media claims the country's "fever" outbreak has entered a "phase of stability," reporting the lowest fatality rate in the world by some margin.
Local authorities promised to investigate, but there is no sign that Beijing is relenting on its zero-COVID doctrine.
President Xi Jinping of China heads to Hong Kong for a two-day visit that is of “utmost symbolic importance.”
Would-be protesters saw their health codes turn red and were forced into quarantine.
Some experts have speculated that the outbreak may be cholera or typhoid, which could devastate the country’s malnourished population.
The wind could be carrying COVID-19 in, officials suggested. Scientists are doubtful.
The UK Prime Minister has kind of apologised after an internal report said drunken staff had thrown up and shouted at cleaners at parties in and around Downing Street during COVID lockdowns.
Some $358,000 mysteriously showed up in the 24-year-old’s bank account one day in April. He spent it all.
Japan will accept a grand total of 50 tourists this month.
Officials in the Chinese financial hub say the city’s disinfection efforts have gone too far.
Carefully managed images portray a country that’s calm and in control, but experts say it's on the brink of a full-blown humanitarian disaster.
This time last week, North Korea was still claiming to be one of three COVID-free countries worldwide. Now it’s facing a public health catastrophe.