May 17, 2022 05:00 PM

Shanghai Says It Has Stopped Community Spread of Covid

What’s new: Shanghai announced Tuesday that it has achieved the goal of no community spread in all of its 16 districts, a key milestone in its over two-month battle with Covid that could embolden authorities to further ease restrictions.

The city hit the milestone three days before the target of Friday. This means all of the city’s new cases in the past three days were found among those in centralized quarantine or confined to their homes.

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