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China Shuts Shanghai Schools, Adds Hospitals on Covid Return

  • Outbreak is nation’s worst since peak of first wave in Wuhan
  • Sense Beijing is at least considering how to exit Covid Zero
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Covid’s True Death Toll May Be Much Higher
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China is experiencing its most significant Covid-19 outbreak since the early days of the pandemic, igniting a flurry of new restrictions and mitigation measures as the country’s zero-tolerance approach to the virus is challenged like never before. 

Domestic infections topped 1,000 for the first time since the peak of the original Wuhan outbreak on Friday, a tally that has ballooned from just over 300 cases a day in less than a week.