Medical officials are seen checking on passengers as they leave at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai on January 27, 2020. Photo: Reuters

Shanghai sets the record straight: City is not in a lockdown amid coronavirus outbreak

  • Shanghai government officials deny rumours of a lockdown, calling it a “misreading” of events
  • Officials continue to strengthen health checks at key entry and exit points even as it imposes curbs on bus transport in and out of city
Topic |   Health in China
Medical officials are seen checking on passengers as they leave at the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai on January 27, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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