Beijing residents scan a QR code to register for a coronavirus test on Monday. Photo: Bloomberg
Zero-Covid approach puts China at disadvantage to the West, economists warn
  • Domestic Omicron spread and the upcoming Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics are also said to be testing the limits of Beijing’s zero-tolerance approach
  • A gradual easing of restrictions in certain areas of China could help it learn to live with the virus, but economists say this is unlikely until after ‘two sessions’ in March
25 Jan 2022 - 7:09PM