Multiple Chinese cities cancelled routine mass Covid-19 tests after Beijing announced limited relaxations of its strict zero-Covid policy. Photo: AFP
Multiple Chinese cities cancelled routine mass Covid-19 tests after Beijing announced limited relaxations of its strict zero-Covid policy. Photo: AFP

China warns cities against rushing to ease Covid-19 response

  • Local governments must use testing ‘scientifically’ as Beijing prepares to strengthen ICU capacity in designated hospitals
  • Surge in infections continues in several areas, with new cases almost doubling since some easing was announced last week

Multiple Chinese cities cancelled routine mass Covid-19 tests after Beijing announced limited relaxations of its strict zero-Covid policy. Photo: AFP
Multiple Chinese cities cancelled routine mass Covid-19 tests after Beijing announced limited relaxations of its strict zero-Covid policy. Photo: AFP
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