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It all started in China and the entire world is now struggling with the coronavirus pandemic. The situation came to a sudden control in China and countries like the USA, India and Brazil are the most impacted nations of the globe. China on Wednesday reported the highest number of new cases reported in a day this year. The rise in the new number of cases is due to the delta variant of coronavirus. China reported 71 new cases on Wednesday which is the highest in the country since January 30th. The testing is increased in the country and this is the result of the sudden increase in the new cases in China. The number of cases in China have been increasing over the past five days. Some of the cities are under lockdown and the mass vaccination program in China is happening at a fast pace.
The cities of Nanjing and Yangzhou of Jiangsu province reported the highest number of cases in China. All the domestic flights, long-distance buses, taxis are suspended in and around these cities. All the neighborhoods are strictly under lockdown. Wuhan is keen to test all the 12 million population in three days to check out for the new infections. The province is completely shut for now. The tourist sites and entertainment venues are closed across China. The total number of cases reported on August 3rd including the arriving patients from abroad reached 96. Nanjing tested 9.2 million residents after the cases are increasing.
By Siva Kumar