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China lockdown

Shanghai starts coming back to life as COVID lockdown eases

Negative PCR tests for COVID taken within the previous 48 hours remain standard in Shanghai, Beijing for permission to enter public venues

01 Jun 2022 1:26 PM

Beijing locks down more people in China's 'zero-COVID' fight

Most of Beijing is not locked down, but the streets are much quieter than usual with many shops closed and people working from home

17 May 2022 1:36 PM

Beijing Covid spike prompts mass testing, panic buying

Queues snaked around malls and outside office complexes on Monday as people waited to be swabbed for samples by health workers

25 Apr 2022 11:00 AM

COVID-19 cases rise in Shanghai with millions under lockdown

While small by the standards of some countries, the daily case numbers are some of the largest since the virus was first detected in Wuhan

03 Apr 2022 11:10 AM

Half of Shanghai in lockdown to curb Covid-19 outbreak

Shanghai has in recent weeks become China's Covid hotspot, and on Monday another record high was reported, with 3,500 new confirmed cases

28 Mar 2022 10:54 AM

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Nearly 30 million under lockdown in China as coronavirus surges

China reported 5,280 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, more than double the previous day's tally as the Omicron variant spreads

15 Mar 2022 10:59 AM

Major Chinese cities impose COVID-19 restriction as cases spike

The latest spike is being described as the severest COVID-19 outbreaks in two years

14 Mar 2022 8:28 AM

China returns to mass shutdowns as COVID-19 cases surge

Meanwhile, an outbreak of the omicron variant in Shanghai saw schools shuttered again

13 Mar 2022 3:07 PM

China expands lockdowns as COVID cases climb

China has followed a 'zero-Covid' strategy of tight border restrictions, lengthy quarantines and targeted lockdowns

28 Dec 2021 1:30 PM

Third Chinese city placed under COVID lockdown

The world's most populous nation is currently grappling with small outbreaks in at least eleven provinces

28 Oct 2021 2:14 PM

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