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Cover Story: The Disrupted Lifelines of the Shanghai Outbreak

By Shen Xinyue, Yu Cong, Bai Yujie, Yang Jinxi, Zhang Erchi, Qu Yunxu, Bao Zhiming and Han Wei
2022年04月19日 09:14
How the city’s Covid flare-up is throwing a wrench into the gears of China’s business engine as 25 million residents struggle to meet basic needs
Photo: VCG

Shanghai is fighting a losing two-front war: the battle to contain its worst Covid-19 upsurge and the struggle to meet the basic needs of the city’s 25 million people.

China’s largest city — a sprawling coastal nexus for finance, tech, manufacturing and shipping — is in the third week of lockdowns intended to stop the pandemic’s spread. And yet the stealthy omicron variant is driving record-high infections. Shanghai reported more than 23,500 new cases Saturday, including 19,923 that were asymptomatic.

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