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China claims population continued to grow last year amid COVID

No data released to show country still has world's biggest citizenry

Births in China reportedly declined 15% last year from 2019.    © AP

HONG KONG -- The Chinese government said on Thursday that the country's population continued to grow last year, despite the coronavirus pandemic which saw deaths exceed births in a number of regional states.

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