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Wuhan

April 8, 2020 Covid-19

China lifts 76-day lockdown on Wuhan as city reemerges from coronavirus crisis

China has ended its lockdown of Wuhan, the original epicenter of the coronavirus crisis, as the city reemerges from a deadly outbreak that is now raging across the globe.

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April 6, 2020 Covid-19

Spain reports new Coronavirus cases at lowest since March 22

Spain reported the lowest number of new coronavirus cases in more than two weeks, a sign that Europe’s biggest outbreak is slowing.

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Singapore

April 3, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Singapore announces "circuit breaker" measures to slow the spread of COVID-19

Singapore will shutter schools and most workplaces as the city-state unveiled a raft of stricter measures to slow the spread of coronavirus, shifting away from an approach crafted to limit interruptions to daily life and commerce.

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April 2, 2020 BDP Tradewatch

China enhances quality control measures on the export of medical supplies

China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC), General Administration of Customs (GACC), and National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) issued a joint announcement [2020 No.5] to impose additional quality control measures on exports of certain medical supplies, effective from April 1, 2020.

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April 1, 2020 Covid-19

Chinese county goes into coronavirus lockdown as country tries to get back to work amid fear of second wave

Authorities order residents of Jia county to stay home after reports of cases linked to the area’s hospital.

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