Focus topics

Trapped in Shanghai

Construction of the city’s largest quarantine center in the Hongqiao National Convention & Exhibition Center: About 40,000 people who tested positive will soon be accommodated here.

There is no end in sight to the tough Covid measures in Shanghai. On Saturday, authorities indicated that they would partially reopen the first city districts. On one condition: Not a single resident was allowed to be tested Covid for corona in the past 14 days. But for the time being, nothing came of it. The number of cases continues to rise unabated. On Sunday, 24,943 new infections were registered. A week ago, there were fewer than 10,000 a day. Meanwhile, the number of cases with symptoms is also rising. On Sunday, there were over a thousand, three times as many as on Thursday.

Continue reading now

Get 30 days of free access to the Decision Brief to read these and more quality news every day.

Are you already a guest at the China.Table? Log in now


    ‘Zero-Covid’ for another five years?
    Czech EU Presidency: What’s on the China agenda?
    G7 and NATO Summits: It’s all about China
    Majority wants clear line on Xinjiang