The coronavirus, which has killed more than 1,100 people and infected nearly 45,000, shows few signs of being contained, stoking fears of a potential spike in infections as people return to work. Illustration; Lau Ka-kuen The coronavirus, which has killed more than 1,100 people and infected nearly 45,000, shows few signs of being contained, stoking fears of a potential spike in infections as people return to work. Illustration; Lau Ka-kuen
The coronavirus, which has killed more than 1,100 people and infected nearly 45,000, shows few signs of being contained, stoking fears of a potential spike in infections as people return to work. Illustration; Lau Ka-kuen

China struggles to balance coronavirus containment with economic cost as millions return to work

  • Most Chinese companies will resume operations this week, but the coronavirus outbreak is still raging and it’s far from business as usual
  • Transport restrictions, supply chain disruptions and new workplace rules to minimise the risk of transmission all cloud the short-term economic outlook

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The coronavirus, which has killed more than 1,100 people and infected nearly 45,000, shows few signs of being contained, stoking fears of a potential spike in infections as people return to work. Illustration; Lau Ka-kuen The coronavirus, which has killed more than 1,100 people and infected nearly 45,000, shows few signs of being contained, stoking fears of a potential spike in infections as people return to work. Illustration; Lau Ka-kuen
The coronavirus, which has killed more than 1,100 people and infected nearly 45,000, shows few signs of being contained, stoking fears of a potential spike in infections as people return to work. Illustration; Lau Ka-kuen
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