A resident of a fenced-off residential compound asks a health worker to help pick up his groceries, in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AP
A resident of a fenced-off residential compound asks a health worker to help pick up his groceries, in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: as China hits record 40,052 daily cases, can zero-Covid continue?

  • Case numbers will increase if stringent measures are not sustainable, Hong Kong epidemiologist says, warning of winter surge
  • End mass PCR tests, focus resources on severe cases and boost elderly vaccination rates, public health experts advise

A resident of a fenced-off residential compound asks a health worker to help pick up his groceries, in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AP
A resident of a fenced-off residential compound asks a health worker to help pick up his groceries, in Beijing on Sunday. Photo: AP
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