Asian Cup 2023: China withdraws as host due to Covid-19

China has withdrawn as host of the 2023 Asian Cup because of Covid-19. The 24-team competition was to be held across 10 cities from June next year. But the country is dealing with its worst coronavirus outbreak since the pandemic began. “The AFC acknowledges the exceptional circumstances caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, which led to the relinquishment (by China) of…

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Wuhan reports first COVID-19 cases since lifting the lockdown

coronavirus in Wuhan

China’s Wuhan where the coronavirus outbreak all started has today Monday the 11th of May 2020 reported its COVID-19 cases. In addition, ever since lifting the lockdown of the Central Chinese City a month back. Therefore this has again raised concerns about the resurgence of the deadly coronavirus disease. Meanwhile, according to Reuters, these new infections add more efforts to…

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