China has reported the highest daily number of new coronavirus cases in two months, sparking fears that a new wave of infections could spread across China. Dozens of new cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours, representing an increase of more than 400% over previous days. China’s infection rate spiked in mid-February, and the country had flattened its curve significantly since then. Most of the new cases are linked to the Xinfadi meat and vegetable market in Beijing. Authorities have now placed 11 surrounding neighborhoods on lockdown.
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