Workers in protective suits stand next to people lining up a makeshift nucleic acid testing site during a mass testing clinic in Chaoyang district of Beijing on May 4, 2022. Photo: Reuters
Workers in protective suits stand next to people lining up a makeshift nucleic acid testing site during a mass testing clinic in Chaoyang district of Beijing on May 4, 2022. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Beijing doubles down on curbs to keep a lid on ‘still challenging’ outbreak

  • China’s capital confirms only 51 new Covid-19 infections, but officials point to sporadic cases as cause for concern
  • Shanghai to allow more manufacturers to resume production if they obey virus-control rules, offering hopes of easing supply issues

Workers in protective suits stand next to people lining up a makeshift nucleic acid testing site during a mass testing clinic in Chaoyang district of Beijing on May 4, 2022. Photo: Reuters
Workers in protective suits stand next to people lining up a makeshift nucleic acid testing site during a mass testing clinic in Chaoyang district of Beijing on May 4, 2022. Photo: Reuters
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