Shenzhen and Shanghai Imposes Restrictions As Covid-19 Cases Jump

Monday 14/03/22

Two of China’s largest cities, Shenzhen and Shanghai, imposed stringent restrictions on Sunday on the movements of their residents, as a Covid-19 outbreak continued to spread across China’s mainland despite their “zero tolerance” strategy.

“Zero tolerance” requires quarantines and lockdowns on entire communities and sometimes even cities when as few as a handful of cases have been detected. Chinese officials credit the approach — along with a vaccination rate of more than 80% — with helping prevent a ...

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