Shanghai has widened testing to 13 of the city’s 16 districts that are home to around 22 million people. Photo: Reuters
Shanghai has widened testing to 13 of the city’s 16 districts that are home to around 22 million people. Photo: Reuters

Covid-19 in China: cases near 700 as Shanghai rolls out testing blitz

  • Most new infections are in the Guangxi region in the south and the remote northwest province of Gansu
  • High-risk areas continue to be locked down in Shanghai, where case numbers have been in double digits for two weeks

Shanghai has widened testing to 13 of the city’s 16 districts that are home to around 22 million people. Photo: Reuters
Shanghai has widened testing to 13 of the city’s 16 districts that are home to around 22 million people. Photo: Reuters
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