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Beijing marathon shelved

Organizers of Sunday’s Beijing marathon have definelty cancelled the race following the rise in coronavirus in the country.

According to BBC, Organisers, just like Wuhan marathon that was cancelled last weekend canceled the “in order to prevent the risk of the epidemic spreading (and) effectively protect the health and safety of the majority of runners, staff and residents,” the BBC reported.

China reported 43 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, up from 39 cases a day earlier, the country’s national health authority said on Tuesday.

Confirmed cases in mainland China now total 96,840, while the death toll remains unchanged at 4,636.

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