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China on Wednesday said that three more people died due to the coronavirus in the country, while 62 others tested positive for the infection, 59 of them were imported.

A statement issued by China’s National health Commission said the three local cases were found in Shandong and Guangdong provinces.

Last midnight, China lifted the COVID-19 lockdown in Wuhan, where the infection was first reported, after 76 days.

The Chinese health officials said that 81,802 confirmed cases have been reported across the country since last December, while 3,333 people have died. Most of the cases and deaths were reported from

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