A health worker takes a swab sample from a woman to test for Covid-19 in Shanghai. Photo: AFP
A health worker takes a swab sample from a woman to test for Covid-19 in Shanghai. Photo: AFP

Shanghai seals off ‘high-risk’ compounds as 2 new Covid-19 infections ignite fears about return of pandemic curbs

  • The city’s government sealed off a clutch of residential compounds in the southwestern districts of Minhang and Xuhui
  • ‘Company executives are keeping their fingers crossed that a new round of lockdown will never take place,’ says a marketing CEO

A health worker takes a swab sample from a woman to test for Covid-19 in Shanghai. Photo: AFP
A health worker takes a swab sample from a woman to test for Covid-19 in Shanghai. Photo: AFP
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