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Jun 11, 2022 06:14 PM
CHINA

Beijing and Shanghai Resume Mass Testing as Cases Rise

People wait for students to emerge after finishing the final day of the National College Entrance Examination in Beijing on June 10. China.
People wait for students to emerge after finishing the final day of the National College Entrance Examination in Beijing on June 10. China.

(Bloomberg) — Beijing and Shanghai both resumed mass testing for Covid-19 as new community outbreaks of the virus emerged just days after the two key Chinese cities eased social curbs that had been in place for months.

The capital restarted screening for the virus in several neighborhoods in the Chaoyang district, where many company headquarters and embassies are based, after a flareup in a local bar ended a five-day streak of zero community spread on Thursday.

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