Shoppers wait in line to enter a store at an outdoor shopping center in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Shoppers wait in line to enter a store at an outdoor shopping center in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Omicron response: China to wait, see and keep up tough zero-Covid rules, experts say

  • Close watch to be kept on new coronavirus variant but it’s too early to make conclusions, Zhong Nanshan says
  • The country already has strict border controls in place as part of its ongoing zero-Covid policy

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Shoppers wait in line to enter a store at an outdoor shopping center in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Shoppers wait in line to enter a store at an outdoor shopping center in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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