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Apr 15, 2022 08:57 PM
CHINA

In Depth: Suppliers and Buyers Suffer as Covid Curbs Stop Truckers in Their Tracks

Trucks are being inspected at the G1503 expressway in Pudong, Shanghai, on April 11, 2022. Photo: VCG
Trucks are being inspected at the G1503 expressway in Pudong, Shanghai, on April 11, 2022. Photo: VCG

A sludgy mix of rain and snow hit Northeast China’s Changchun city on Yang Guang’s seventh day stuck in his truck, after a chance trip left him entangled in Covid restrictions and unable to drive on.

The wholesale depot to which he had made a delivery was found to harbor several Covid cases and locked down. But while most people stayed indoors that day, March 29, the non-local resident had to exit his makeshift home — but only for a Covid test.

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