Caixin
Jul 07, 2022 04:28 AM
CHINA

Shanghai Flare-Up Renews Fears of Spreading Outbreak

The Shanghai flare-up renewed fears of a setback to the city’s reopening just as its 25 million residents emerge from a two-month lockdown.
The Shanghai flare-up renewed fears of a setback to the city’s reopening just as its 25 million residents emerge from a two-month lockdown.

The emergence of a Covid-19 infection cluster in Shanghai reignited fears of a new wave of resurgence that may have spread beyond the city.

Shanghai recorded 24 new infections Tuesday, the most in three weeks. That brought the total of positive cases to 32 since July 3, when the city ended a week of zero cases, according to the city’s disease control officials. New infections reported across several city districts Tuesday were all linked to a karaoke bar in the Putuo district. Officials warned that more cases may appear.

You've accessed an article available only to subscribers
VIEW OPTIONS
Share this article
Open WeChat and scan the QR code
NEWSLETTERS
Get our CX Daily, weekly Must-Read and China Green Bulletin newsletters delivered free to your inbox, bringing you China's top headlines.

We ‘ve added you to our subscriber list.

Manage subscription
PODCAST
Caixin China Biz Roundup: New ‘Langya’ Virus Detected in China
00:00
00:00/00:00