U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has landed in Taiwan, becoming the highest-ranking American official to visit in 25 years.
Many cities including Beijing are requiring a negative test result within the last three days to enter a public place or take the bus or subway.
The latest steps have further frustrated residents, who were hoping a more than monthlong lockdown was finally easing.
The election followed major changes to Hong Kong’s electoral laws last year to ensure that only “patriots” loyal to Beijing can hold office.
While only 70 cases have been found since the outbreak surfaced, authorities have followed a “zero-COVID” approach to try to prevent a further spread of the virus.
The Justice Department alleges the spying operation was ordered by the Chinese government, said her father Arthur Liu, a former political refugee.
The Winter Paralympics are set to open in Beijing with the Russian athletes sent home and the Ukrainian team escaping a war zone to get to China.
The cordoned-off Olympic bubble that folds up when the closing ceremony ends has produced its usual collage of amazing athletes doing great things.
"This is a massive achievement for the team," driver Shanwayne Stephens said.
“I just don’t like when people hit their heads," said David Wise, who ran to Aaron Blunck's assistance after he landed on his head.