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Delta Variant hits China in one of its largest outbreaks; global woes deepen

The Delta variant, which first emerged in India and is more transmittable than other strains, is exposing the limitations of the strategy of virus elimination

The Delta variant, which has led to fresh global surge of Covid-19, is challenging even China with the most aggressive containment regimes.

COVID-19 infections are rising by the dozens despite systems of mass testing and stringent quarantines.

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An outbreak that started at an airport in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing is now testing China’s Covid control measures. Beijing reported its first locally-transmitted infection in six months on Thursday, linked to an outbreak in the southern province of Hunan among people who'd recently been to Nanjing.

The city of Nanjing has imposed strict measures and residents have been advised to stay indoors after 31 new cases were reported on Tuesday in 24 hours.

Australia is one of the countries hardest hit by the Delta variant. Despite the mandatory hotel quarantine the variant is infecting the country which fared very well in the first wave. The delta-fueled outbreak has resulted in new restrictions in Sydney.

US has also seen fresh surge that is being attributing to the Delta variant.

The variant, which first emerged in India and is more transmissible than other strains, is exposing the limitations of the strategy of virus elimination

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