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In China's Zhejiang, 1m daily COVID cases raise supply chain concerns

National Health Commission stops publishing daily infections, devolving task to CDC

People wearing personal protective equipment stand outside a funeral home as the coronavirus disease outbreak continues in Shanghai, China, on Dec. 24.   © Reuters

DALIAN, China -- China's Zhejiang Province, a manufacturing hub that is home to many Apple suppliers, is recording around a million new COVID-19 cases a day, renewing concerns about the impact on supply chains.

The provincial government released the number on Sunday, adding that it expects daily infections to peak around New Year's Day, possibly at 2 million.

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