China Pushes Factories to Reopen, Risking Renewed Virus Spread
Local governments relaxing criteria for factories to reopen
Top leaders urge businesses to work to prevent economic slump
China is trying to get people back to work, risking a renewed spread of the coronavirus.
Central and local governments are loosening the criteria for factories to resume operations as they walk a tightrope between containing a virus that has killed almost 2,600 people and preventing a slump in the world’s second-largest economy.