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China prepares to act against new COVID-19 outbreak

One of China’s top disease experts says the next 36 hours will be crucial in predicting the effect of a new coronavirus outbreak in the capital.

One of China’s top disease experts says the next 36 hours will be crucial in predicting the effect of a new coronavirus outbreak in the capital.

Some neighbourhoods in Beijing were put back into lockdown on Sunday after more than 100 new infections were confirmed.

The city had gone more than 50 days without any reported cases.

Al Jazeera’s Priyanka Gupta reports.