Across Asia, spike in virus cases follows Lunar New Year

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Across across across across Asia Asia Asia Asia virus virus virus virus cases cases cases cases have have have have sold sold sold sold following following following following the the the the lunar lunar lunar lunar new new new new year year year year many many many Asian Asian Asian countries countries countries are are are facing facing facing a a a spike spike spike in in in cope cope cope with with with nineteen nineteen nineteen infections infections infections after after after the the the widely widely widely celebrated celebrated celebrated lunar lunar lunar holidays holidays holidays as as as health health health officials officials officials grapple grapple grapple with with with the the the Omicron Omicron Omicron variant variant variant and and and expectations expectations expectations the the the numbers numbers numbers will will will continue continue continue to to to rise rise rise in in in the the the coming coming coming weeks weeks weeks the the the new new new year year year which which which is is is China's China's China's biggest biggest biggest holiday holiday holiday was was was celebrated celebrated celebrated across across across age age age on on on February February February one one one even even even as as as pandemic pandemic pandemic restrictions restrictions restrictions in in in many many many countries countries countries kept kept kept crowds crowds crowds and and and family family family outings outings outings to to to a a a minimum minimum minimum in in in Hong Hong Hong Kong Kong Kong authorities authorities authorities are are are confronting confronting confronting freckled freckled freckled virus virus virus cases cases cases the the the restraining restraining restraining his his his so so so called called called zero zero zero because because because the the the policy policy policy elsewhere elsewhere elsewhere in in in Singapore Singapore Singapore Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia and and and Thailand Thailand Thailand health health health officials officials officials are are are reporting reporting reporting high high high infection infection infection numbers numbers numbers largely largely largely driven driven driven by by by Omicron Omicron Omicron I'm I'm I'm Charles Charles Charles Taylor Taylor Taylor this this this month month month

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