China has had its biggest daily jump in COVID cases in more than 10 months

New infections still on the rise in China.

  • Hebei province reported 81
  • Heilongjiang ( in northeast China) 43 (nearly 3 times the new case number reported yesterday)

China’s week-long Lunar New Year holiday is coming up from February 12 (holiday period will be the 11th to 17th), there is talk of suspending some manufacturing businesses ahead of the holiday to try to counter the spread.