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Apr 08, 2022 09:15 PM
BUSINESS

Shanghai Residents Run Low on Fresh Food as Covid Lockdown Creates Logistics Chaos

Workers transport daily necessities in Shanghai on April 5, 2022. Photo: VCG
Workers transport daily necessities in Shanghai on April 5, 2022. Photo: VCG

Locked-down residents of China’s financial center continue to suffer shortages of fresh food, as deliveries pile up and the city’s distribution system buckles amid record Covid-19 case numbers.

Fears of contagion, movement restrictions both in and outside Shanghai, and questions about who can take delivery jobs and what vehicles they can drive have left the city underserved.

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