Beijing residents lining up to take nucleic acid tests at a makeshift testing site following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the Chinese capital on April 25, 2022. Photo: Reuters
Beijing residents lining up to take nucleic acid tests at a makeshift testing site following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the Chinese capital on April 25, 2022. Photo: Reuters
Shanghai

China’s Covid-19 outbreak worsens as weeklong spread in Beijing adds to Shanghai’s soaring death toll to send stock market plunging

  • Shanghai’s ew symptomatic cases rose by 2,472, while the death toll rose by 51, compelling the city to order another mass test for all residents on April 26
  • The Omicron virus has been spreading undetected in Beijing for about a week, health authorities said

Beijing residents lining up to take nucleic acid tests at a makeshift testing site following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the Chinese capital on April 25, 2022. Photo: Reuters
Beijing residents lining up to take nucleic acid tests at a makeshift testing site following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the Chinese capital on April 25, 2022. Photo: Reuters
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