China warns hospitals against rejecting patients over COVID curbs as cases decline

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported fewer COVID cases on Friday as several cities have curbed movements, while a top official warned hospitals not to turn away patients after a woman’s miscarriage during a lockdown in the city of Xian sparked outrage. China reported 116 domestically transmitted infections with confirmed clinical symptoms for Thursday, mostly in Xian and the province of Henan, down from 132 a day earlier, official data showed on Friday. Xian, a city of 13 million in northwest China, entered its 16th day of lockdown, although officials said the outbreak there had been brought und…

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