People line up for nucleic acid tests on a street in Shanghai on June 11 as the city reintroduces lockdown measures in some areas to curb new Covid-19 infections. Photo: Reuters
People line up for nucleic acid tests on a street in Shanghai on June 11 as the city reintroduces lockdown measures in some areas to curb new Covid-19 infections. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: China adds 138 new cases on Friday, as Beijing and Shanghai conduct more mass testing

  • China’s two largest cities are tightening Covid-19 restrictions after leading the country’s 138 new cases on Friday
  • The rise in locally transmitted cases has concerned residents of Beijing and Shanghai, which had just started reopening shops and workplaces after the last wave

People line up for nucleic acid tests on a street in Shanghai on June 11 as the city reintroduces lockdown measures in some areas to curb new Covid-19 infections. Photo: Reuters
People line up for nucleic acid tests on a street in Shanghai on June 11 as the city reintroduces lockdown measures in some areas to curb new Covid-19 infections. Photo: Reuters
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