People with face masks have their health codes scanned in Beijing to get into a shopping centre on May 2. Photo: AFPPeople with face masks have their health codes scanned in Beijing to get into a shopping centre on May 2. Photo: AFP
People with face masks have their health codes scanned in Beijing to get into a shopping centre on May 2. Photo: AFP

Shanghai adds personal ID to its Covid-19 health codes, joining new functions that include mobile payments and borrowing library books

  • With Covid-19 largely under control in China, Shanghai is expanding the use of its Suishen Code to outlast the pandemic
  • The coloured QR codes can now be used as ID and a library card or to pay for public transport and hospital visits

Topic |   Health in China
People with face masks have their health codes scanned in Beijing to get into a shopping centre on May 2. Photo: AFPPeople with face masks have their health codes scanned in Beijing to get into a shopping centre on May 2. Photo: AFP
People with face masks have their health codes scanned in Beijing to get into a shopping centre on May 2. Photo: AFP
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