Covid-19 Restrictions Return To Shanghai And Beijing

 

CNBC: China struggles to stamp out Covid as Beijing, Shanghai reimpose some restrictions 

* Shanghai, which emerged from a two-month lockdown early this month, said Thursday that seven of its 16 districts would conduct mass testing, according to state media. Those areas included financial and downtown districts. 

* Since Thursday, at least three districts in Beijing have ordered bars and some other entertainment venues to close until further notice. 

BEIJING — China’s two largest cities are tightening some Covid measures again, just days after loosening them as the virus appeared under control. 

Shanghai, which emerged from a two-month lockdown early this month, said Thursday that seven of its 16 districts would conduct mass testing this weekend, according to state media. 

Those areas included financial and downtown districts.

During the testing period, residents in affected areas will need to stay home until the testing is over, the city said in the comments section of an official release.

 

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WNU Editor: Here we go again. 

Covid-19 Restrictions Return To Shanghai And Beijing

 

Shanghai kicks off new round of mass COVID testing, Beijing cases jump — Reuters 

Shanghai to lock down 2.7 million, a week after easing Covid restrictions — The Guardian
 

Panic buying in Shanghai as mass testing notices spark fears of new lockdown — CNN
 

Xi Jinping says ‘persistence is victory’ as Covid restrictions return to Shanghai and Beijing — The Guardian

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