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China is starting to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions just weeks after major easing in key cities, raising concern the country may once again employ strict lockdowns to control its outbreak.

Beijing reported 51 new local cases for Sunday, after having single digit cases on most days last week. The city’s local government said an outbreak linked to a popular bar is proving more difficult to control than previous clusters, in a weekend that saw mass testing and rising infections both in the capital and Shanghai. A total of 37 cases were reported for Shanghai, with five new cases detected in the community.

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