Medical workers in protective suits conduct nucleic acid test for residents, following a new outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing, on June 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters Medical workers in protective suits conduct nucleic acid test for residents, following a new outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing, on June 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Medical workers in protective suits conduct nucleic acid test for residents, following a new outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing, on June 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters

Beijing rises to world’s most competitive city as Covid-19 saps economies, curtails travel and upends connectivity, study finds

  • Beijing is the world’s most competitive urban centre in the age of Covid-19, followed by London, Shanghai, New York, Boston, Sao Paulo, Madrid, Milan and Toronto, according to the sixth annual ranking by a researcher
  • Ranked according to pre-pandemic measurements, New York remained the world’s most competitive urban centre for the fourth consecutive year, followed by Singapore and Tokyo

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Medical workers in protective suits conduct nucleic acid test for residents, following a new outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing, on June 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters Medical workers in protective suits conduct nucleic acid test for residents, following a new outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing, on June 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Medical workers in protective suits conduct nucleic acid test for residents, following a new outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Beijing, on June 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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