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Xi says China put people first in Covid-19 pandemic

Shanghai axes some Covid testing requirements
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Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday that China had put “the people and their lives first” when dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic as he spoke at the start of a major Communist Party meeting in Beijing.

Xi said China had “protected people’s safety and health to the highest degree and achieved significant positive results in coordinating epidemic prevention and control and social and economic development”.


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