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US orders consulate staff to leave Shanghai as China COVID outbreak worsens

The Free Press Journal | 12/04/2022 12:49 PM | Click to read full article

The US state department on Monday ordered non-emergency US government workers to leave the consulate in Shanghai due to a surge in Covid cases and China’s measures to control the virus.

On Friday, the state department announced that non-emergency personnel could voluntarily leave the consulate.