Also returning in a flight to safety were China-based expats, as businesses begin to reopen.The total number of confirmed cases in mainland China stood at 81,008 at the end of Friday, the health authority said. The death toll was 3,255, up by seven, a much slower rate than at the height of the crisis.The lack of locally transmitted cases for the third day running underscored a recovery that has prompted officials to relax restrictions, even in the virus epicentre of Wuhan, which was responsible for all seven new deaths.City officials said last week that residents could walk around their compounds, loosening restrictions that had kept them to their personal living areas.On Saturday, the official Xinhua news agency said commercial outlets in residential communities and villages without existing cases of virus can resume business, citing the municipal bureau of commerce.As well as Beijing and Shanghai, the major transport hub of Shenzen, near Hong Kong, has facilitated infected returnees. The southern provinces of Guangdong, Fujian, and the eastern provinces of Shandong and Zhejiang, as well as Shaanxi and Sichuan have also all reported cases.Topics : China reported a record rise in imported coronavirus cases on Friday as expatriates returned home from the United States and Europe, sparking fears of a second wave of infections just as the country recovers from the initial outbreak.All 41 of the new confirmed cases in China were imported from abroad, the country’s National Health Commission said on Saturday, bringing the total number of such cases to 269.Beijing and Shanghai were the main entry points for the returnees, many of whom are students who were studying abroad, according to official reports. They have come back after many education campuses in the United States and Europe shut down to stem rapidly rising infection rates there.
Yards were hard to come by at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday. Each team had 15 drives, and the defenses combined to force 14 three-and-outs.MORE: Sporting News Week 12 rankingsDespite that, Georgia scored a touchdown in each of the first three quarters, all on passes from Fromm, who had just 110 passing yards on 13-for-28 through the air. Running back DeAndre Swift had 106 yards on 17 carries.When the Bulldogs opened a 21-0 lead late in the third quarter, the Tigers had 178 yards of total offense, and the game seemed headed to an uneventful finish. Instead, quarterback Bo Nix and Auburn came alive, scoring on the next two drives — and making it look easy. The second scoring drive went 57 yards in just five plays and 1:08, suddenly cutting the lead to 21-14 with just over seven minutes to play.With Georgia’s offense having fully disappeared by that point — the Bulldogs went three-and-out on three consecutive possessions, which combined to move 1 yard and take 3:14 off the clock — Auburn had two cracks at tying the game. The first ended when Nix threw behind his man on fourth-and-2, and the second ended with Georgia’s second sack of the day. Fromm kneeled out the final 1:39, and Georgia escaped with a win.Check out Sporting News’ live updates and scores from the “Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry:”Georgia vs. Auburn score 1Q2Q3Q4QFGeorgia777021Auburn0001414Georgia vs. Auburn scoring plays5:56, Q1: Dominick Blaylock 51-yard pass from Jake Fromm. Georgia 7, Auburn 0.0:20, Q2: Brian Herrien 5-yard pass from Jake Fromm. Georgia 14, Auburn 0.0:13 Q3: Eli Wolf 5-yard pass from Jake Fromm. Georgia 21, Auburn 0.10:04 Q4: Eli Stove 3-yard pass from Bo Nix. Georgia 21, Auburn 7.7:03 Q4: Bo Nix 2-yard run. Georgia 21, Auburn 14.Georgia vs. Auburn highlightsFinal: Georgia 21, Auburn 147:25 p.m.: TURNOVER ON DOWNS, Auburn. Georgia sacks Nix on fourth-and-10, and the Bulldogs will come away from Jordan-Hare with a win. Got a bit nervy at the end, but a dominant performance from Georgia’s defense.THE GEORGIA DEFENSE GETS HOME pic.twitter.com/UJQWgrLA69— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) November 17, 20197:22 p.m.: Sure enough, Auburn gets another three-and-out. The Tigers take over on their own 27 with 1:59 to play.7:16 p.m.: TURNOVER ON DOWNS, Auburn. A first-down catch is wiped off because Seth Williams couldn’t quite stay in bounds. On fourth-and-2 a couple of plays later, Nix rolls out and has a man, but the pass to Harold Joiner falls incomplete. The Tigers have three timeouts and more than two minutes on the clock, though.Georgia takes over on downs. pic.twitter.com/iiT1RGzopJ— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) November 17, 20197:10 p.m.: Nix scrambles to pick up a fourth-and-5 around midfield. Now about 3 minutes left.7:06 p.m.: Georgia goes three-and-out for the second straight drive. The Bulldogs’ two drives since taking a 21-0 lead have taken less than 3 minutes off the clock.6:58 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Auburn. The Tigers score in a flash: 5 plays, 57 yards in 68 seconds. Gains of 24, 14, 9, 8 and then Nix takes a keeper in from 2 yards out. All of a sudden, Auburn trails by just a touchdown with about 7 minutes to go. Georgia 21, Auburn 14.BO NIX GOES FULL EXTENSION!Auburn is making a comeback. pic.twitter.com/My7JzpX4dA— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) November 17, 20196:55 p.m.: Georgia goes three-and-out.6:50 p.m.: Auburn thought it had recovered a surprise onside kick, but replay review takes it away because a Tiger blocked too early. A huge momentum shift.6:43 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Auburn . The Tigers get on the board and keep this at least somewhat interesting. Nix hits Eli Stove out of the backfield for a short score early in the fourth quarter. Georgia 21, Auburn 7.The Auburn Tigers are on the board. pic.twitter.com/DyhaXZ9qdN— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) November 16, 20196:41 p.m.: The Tigers offense has woken up, and a pass interference call on fourth down gives them a first-and-goal.End third quarter: Georgia 21, Auburn 06:25 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Georgia. Fromm hits Eli Wolf for a 5-yard score. A very steep climb for the Tigers now. Georgia 21, Auburn 0.This is how you cap off a 13-play, 88-yard drive. pic.twitter.com/ljobYJcecs— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) November 16, 20196:21 p.m.: The Bulldogs have a touchdown wiped off the board after a replay review shows Kearis Jackson couldn’t get a foot down in bounds. Would’ve been a potential dagger, but Georgia is still in the red zone.6:16 p.m.: The second half has started with four consecutive punts. Defenses are still reigning supreme.Halftime: Georgia 14, Auburn 05:25 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Georgia. On the first play after the medical delay, Fromm hits Herrien for a 5-yard score. The Tigers, who called timeout with 32 seconds left two plays earlier, will trail by two touchdowns at halftime. Georgia 14, Auburn 0.5:20 p.m.: Scary scene in Jordan-Hare Stadium. A photographer on the sideline has been knocked out, and the stretcher and neck brace are being brought out. The photographer is reportedly conscious and responding to medical officials.5:02 p.m.: FUMBLE, Auburn. The Tigers were moving down the field (a notable accomplishment in this game) but Bo Nix fumbles it in Bulldogs territory, and Georgia takes over.BALL!The Georgia defense comes up with a big turnover. pic.twitter.com/Pv1OPKYN3B— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) November 16, 20194:55 p.m.: The defenses have dominated the second quarter. There have been 6 drives and 57 total yards. Swift did pull out this sick spin move, though.pic.twitter.com/sAdTc8nLIQ— Videos by: FTB (@FTBVids1) November 16, 20194:40 p.m.: TURNOVER ON DOWNS, Auburn. Georgia is all over the Tigers backfield and blows up a fourth-and-2 play.Nowhere to hide. pic.twitter.com/FDf1GHbRGa— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) November 16, 2019End first quarter: Georgia 7, Auburn 04:20 p.m.: After another quick Tigers drive, the defense sacks Fromm on third-and-12 to get off the field.4:07 p.m.: TOUCHDOWN, Georgia. Fromm hits Dominick Blaylock behind the defense for a 51-yard score. The Bulldogs strike first. Georgia 7, Auburn 0.Jake Fromm wanted it ALL on this one. pic.twitter.com/uO8Z56XnSB— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) November 16, 20194:02 p.m.: Auburn quickly punts it back.3:57 p.m.: The Bulldogs go three-and-out, but a 67-yard(!!!) punt will pin the Tigers at the 2-yard line. Georgia’s defense shut out Auburn for the first three quarters Saturday as Jake Fromm and the offense built a three-score lead, but the Bulldogs still found themselves in a nailbiter late, needing multiple stops to prevent overtime or worse.They got both of those stops, turning the No. 13 Tigers over on downs on consecutive drives with the lead trimmed to seven points late in the fourth quarter. Those stops secured No. 5 Georgia a 21-14 road win in a defensive battle that keeps the Bulldogs alive in the College Football Playoff race. 3:52 p.m.: MISSED FIELD GOAL, Auburn. The Tigers elect to kick after the timeout, but the 47-yarder goes wide right.3:51 p.m.: The Tigers call timeout, facing fourth-and-3 from just inside the Georgia 30. They were lined up to go for it.3:47 p.m.: Auburn gets 15 yards on the first play, and the Tigers are already near midfield.