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Nov 26, 2021 03:11 AM
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Shanghai Records New Flare-Up Just as China Covid Outbreak Tapers

The latest flare-up is the first in Shanghai in about three months
The latest flare-up is the first in Shanghai in about three months

(Bloomberg) — China’s financial hub Shanghai reported three Covid-19 local infections just after the country managed to quell the widest outbreak of the virus since it emerged two years ago.

Three residential blocks in Shanghai were classified as medium risk areas, Wu Jinglei, director of the city’s health commission, said at a press conference late Thursday. Separately, Hangzhou, a city that’s just one hour by high-speed train from Shanghai, reported two asymptomatic cases, according to a posting on the local government’s verified Weibo account.

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