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Shanghai to gradually begin reopening malls, other firms post Covid lockdown

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The city of 25 million people has been locked down for more than six weeks as its battles a COVID outbreak.

Local residents queue with umbrellas for nucleic acid tests for the Covid-19 coronavirus in a compound under lockdown in the Pudong district in Shanghai.(Photo by LIU JIN / AFP)

Published on May 15, 2022 08:20 AM IST

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The Chinese financial and manufacturing hub of Shanghai will gradually begin reopening businesses such as shopping malls and hair salons from Monday after weeks in a strict COVID-19 lockdown, the city’s vice mayor told a media briefing on Sunday.

The city of 25 million people has been locked down for more than six weeks as its battles a COVID outbreak.

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