Local governments have been spending heavily to control the spread of Covid-19, including establishing testing sites that are within 15 minutes walk of residents’ homes. Photo: Reuters
Local governments have been spending heavily to control the spread of Covid-19, including establishing testing sites that are within 15 minutes walk of residents’ homes. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: faced with mounting costs, some ask whether China can afford to maintain mass testing

  • Local governments have been spending heavily to control the spread of Covid-19, including on extensive testing programmes
  • Though less disruptive than lockdowns, whether local governments can afford to continue mass screening is subject to debate

Local governments have been spending heavily to control the spread of Covid-19, including establishing testing sites that are within 15 minutes walk of residents’ homes. Photo: Reuters
Local governments have been spending heavily to control the spread of Covid-19, including establishing testing sites that are within 15 minutes walk of residents’ homes. Photo: Reuters
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