China will continue with its zero-Covid approach even at the risk of some harm to the economy, according to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: EPA-EFE
China will continue with its zero-Covid approach even at the risk of some harm to the economy, according to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: EPA-EFE

China to press on with ‘zero Covid’, despite economic risks, Xi Jinping says

  • Country must protect lives at the temporary cost of lower growth, Xi says on trip to Wuhan
  • Authorities ease some pandemic restrictions but overall policy expected to stay in place

China will continue with its zero-Covid approach even at the risk of some harm to the economy, according to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: EPA-EFE
China will continue with its zero-Covid approach even at the risk of some harm to the economy, according to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: EPA-EFE
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