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Shanghai plans more COVID testing amid fresh curbs across China

11/07/2022 01:09 PM | Click to read full article

Multiple Chinese cities are adopting fresh COVID-19 curbs, from business halts to lockdowns, to rein in new infections, with the commercial hub of Shanghai bracing for another mass testing campaign after detecting the BA.5 Omicron subvariant.

The central government has said curbs must be as targeted as possible to reduce damage to the world's No. 2 economy.