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Xi is contact person after APEC summit

Xi Jinping (right) at the APEC summit next to Hong Kong’s Chief Executive John Lee (foreground).

Partial lockdown in Guangzhou, more deaths in Beijing and the President as a contact: On Monday, the Covid situation in China deteriorated further. In particular, the Covid infection of Hong Kong’s chief executive John Lee is likely to be a topic of conversation in the coming days. After all, Lee sat next to China’s President Xi Jinping at the APEC summit in Thailand just a few hours before he tested positive – both without a mask.

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