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Dec 01, 2022 04:08 AM
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Guangzhou Lifts Covid Lockdowns in Parts of City

Pedestrians in the Haizhu District of Guangzhou on Nov. 30, 2022.
Pedestrians in the Haizhu District of Guangzhou on Nov. 30, 2022.

Authorities lifted Covid restrictions in parts of the southern China city of Guangzhou, prompting a surge in online searches for flights and train tickets.

The government announced a series of easing anti-pandemic measures Wednesday afternoon. They include dropping temporary control orders in about half of the districts across the megacity of 15 million people and allowing close contacts of Covid patients who meet certain conditions to undergo quarantine in their own homes rather than in centralized facilities.

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