Volunteers in protective suits prepared to disinfect a residential compound in Huangpu district, to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Shanghai on April 14, 2022. Photo: China Daily via Reuters.
Volunteers in protective suits prepared to disinfect a residential compound in Huangpu district, to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Shanghai on April 14, 2022. Photo: China Daily via Reuters.

Coronavirus: Shanghai’s symptomatic cases jump to a record 2,573, showing why Xi is doubling down on his zero-tolerance battle with Covid-19

  • Shanghai’s total cases soared to 27,719, rewriting the daily record for the 12th time in 13 days, according to data released on Thursday
  • The latest tally raised the total infections in the city of 25 million residents to 280,000, with 12,000 of them displaying symptoms of the Covid-19 disease

Volunteers in protective suits prepared to disinfect a residential compound in Huangpu district, to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Shanghai on April 14, 2022. Photo: China Daily via Reuters.
Volunteers in protective suits prepared to disinfect a residential compound in Huangpu district, to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Shanghai on April 14, 2022. Photo: China Daily via Reuters.
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