China expands lockdowns as COVID-19 cases hit daily record


              Security guards control access out of a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A man carrying a load rides past security guards controling access into a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Security guards control access into a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A man leaves with his grocery shopping from a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents wait for their deliveries behind shelves outside a community in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents wait for their deliveries behind shelves outside a community in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Security guards control access into a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents buy fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents buy fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A residents passes by a shuttered restaurant in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A child wearing a mask is pushed in his stroller in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents line up for COVID tests in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents line up for COVID tests in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A resident rides a scooter along a quiet street in a district as restaurants are shut and residents encouraged to stay in their vicinity in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A security guard peers into a store along a stretch of shuttered restaurants in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents buy fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Security guards control access out of a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A man carrying a load rides past security guards controling access into a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Security guards control access into a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A man leaves with his grocery shopping from a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents wait for their deliveries behind shelves outside a community in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents wait for their deliveries behind shelves outside a community in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Security guards control access into a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents buy fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents buy fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A residents passes by a shuttered restaurant in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A child wearing a mask is pushed in his stroller in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents line up for COVID tests in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents line up for COVID tests in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A resident rides a scooter along a quiet street in a district as restaurants are shut and residents encouraged to stay in their vicinity in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A security guard peers into a store along a stretch of shuttered restaurants in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents buy fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A residents passes by a shuttered restaurant in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents buy fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents line up for COVID tests in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A child wearing a mask passes by residents buying fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents line up for COVID tests in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              FILE - A worker in protective gear keeps watch as residents gather near metal barriers set up around shuttered shop houses that were locked down as part of COVID-19 controls in Beijing, Nov. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
            
              FILE - Workers in protective gear browsing their phones keep watch outside a locked down neighborhood as part of COVID-19 controls in Beijing, Nov. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
            
              FILE - Residents wearing face stand in line for their routine COVID-19 tests near shuttered restaurants and shops as part of COVID-19 controls in Beijing, Nov. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
            
              FILE - A woman wearing a face mask walks past a national flag outside a closed noodles restaurant due to the COVID-19 controls in Beijing, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
            
              FILE - Residents wearing face masks chat with each other near the barriers set up in a locked down neighborhood as part of COVID-19 controls in Beijing, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
            
              FILE - A worker in protective gear holds a fan with the health check QR code as she talks on her phone at a coronavirus testing site displaying the words "Fight the Epidemic" in Beijing, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
            
              Residents line up for COVID tests in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents buy fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A child wearing a mask passes by residents buying fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Security guards control access into a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Security guards control access out of a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Security guards control access into a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents buy fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts and general movement discouraged in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents buy fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts and general movement discouraged in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents wait for their deliveries behind shelves outside a community in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Security guards control access into a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A man leaves with his grocery shopping from a community under lockdown in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a cental city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A resident rides a scooter along a quiet street in a district as restaurants are shut and residents encouraged to stay in their vicinity in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents line up for COVID tests in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A security guard peers into a store along a stretch of shuttered restaurants in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              Residents buy fresh vegetables from street vendors as restaurants are closed in some districts in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022. China is expanding lockdowns, including in a central city where factory workers clashed this week with police, as its number of COVID-19 cases hit a daily record. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A resident wearing a mask past a security guard outside a residential compound in Beijing, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. The ruling Communist Party promised this month to try to reduce disruptions by shortening quarantines and making other changes. But the party is sticking to a "zero-COVID" strategy that aims to isolate every case while other governments relax controls and try to live with the virus. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A delivery man checks his phone after leaving his deliveries outside an old folks home decorated with the word "Fortune" t in Beijing, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. The ruling Communist Party promised this month to try to reduce disruptions by shortening quarantines and making other changes. But the party is sticking to a "zero-COVID" strategy that aims to isolate every case while other governments relax controls and try to live with the virus. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
            
              A security guard in protective suit keeps watch at an entrance gate to a neighborhood in Beijing, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. The ruling Communist Party promised earlier this month to reduce disruptions from its "zero- COVID" strategy by making controls more flexible. But the latest wave of outbreaks is challenging that, prompting major cities including Beijing to close off populous districts, shut stores and offices and ordered factories to isolate their workforces from outside contact. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              In this photo provided Nov 23, 2022, security personnel in protective clothing attack a man during protest at the factory compound operated by Foxconn Technology Group who runs the world's biggest Apple iPhone factory in Zhengzhou in central China's Henan province. Employees at the world's biggest Apple iPhone factory were beaten and detained in protests over pay amid anti-virus controls, according to witnesses and videos on social media Wednesday, as tensions mount over Chinese efforts to combat a renewed rise in infections. (AP)
            
              In this photo provided Nov 23, 2022, protesters face off against security personnel in white protective clothing at the factory compound operated by Foxconn Technology Group who runs the world's biggest Apple iPhone factory in Zhengzhou in central China's Henan province. Employees at the world's biggest Apple iPhone factory were beaten and detained in protests over pay amid anti-virus controls, according to witnesses and videos on social media Wednesday, as tensions mount over Chinese efforts to combat a renewed rise in infections. (AP)
            
              In this photo provided Nov 23, 2022, security personnel in protective clothing surround and kick a protester after he grabbed a metal pole that had been used to strike him during protest at the factory compound operated by Foxconn Technology Group who runs the world's biggest Apple iPhone factory in Zhengzhou in central China's Henan province. Employees at the world's biggest Apple iPhone factory were beaten and detained in protests over pay amid anti-virus controls, according to witnesses and videos on social media Wednesday, as tensions mount over Chinese efforts to combat a renewed rise in infections. (AP)
            
              In this photo provided Nov 23, 2022, security personnel in protective clothing attack a protester during protest at the factory compound operated by Foxconn Technology Group who runs the world's biggest Apple iPhone factory in Zhengzhou in central China's Henan province. Employees at the world's biggest Apple iPhone factory were beaten and detained in protests over pay amid anti-virus controls, according to witnesses and videos on social media Wednesday, as tensions mount over Chinese efforts to combat a renewed rise in infections. (AP)
            
              In this photo provided Nov 23, 2022, security personnel in protective clothing attack a protester with clubs after he grabbed a metal pole that had been used to strike him during protest at the factory compound operated by Foxconn Technology Group who runs the world's biggest Apple iPhone factory in Zhengzhou in central China's Henan province. Employees at the world's biggest Apple iPhone factory were beaten and detained in protests over pay amid anti-virus controls, according to witnesses and videos on social media Wednesday, as tensions mount over Chinese efforts to combat a renewed rise in infections. (AP)
            
              In this photo provided Nov 23, 2022, security personnel in protective clothing were seen taking away a person during protest at the factory compound operated by Foxconn Technology Group who runs the world's biggest Apple iPhone factory in Zhengzhou in central China's Henan province. Employees at the world's biggest Apple iPhone factory were beaten and detained in protests over pay amid anti-virus controls, according to witnesses and videos on social media Wednesday, as tensions mount over Chinese efforts to combat a renewed rise in infections. (AP)
            
              A woman wearing a face mask stands near a mural depicting a dragon in Beijing, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. The ruling Communist Party promised earlier this month to reduce disruptions from its "zero- COVID" strategy by making controls more flexible. But the latest wave of outbreaks is challenging that, prompting major cities including Beijing to close off populous districts, shut stores and offices and ordered factories to isolate their workforces from outside contact. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China expands lockdowns as COVID-19 cases hit daily record