BEIJING | China has recorded the first death from COVID-19 in its territory in eight months, health authorities in a country that is battling resurgences of the epidemic it had largely controlled said Thursday (local time).
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The death occurred in Hebei province, the National Health Commission said, without giving further information. It is in this province that several cities were recently subjected to containment after the appearance of contaminations.
The last death linked to the pandemic in mainland China was in May 2020.