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China’s Covid Outbreak Worsens as Shanghai Cases Top 26,000

  • Shanghai starts looking to release some people from lockdown
  • City of Guangzhou warns omicron is likely to have spread
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WATCH: China is defending its Zero-Covid strategy as the U.S. asks Americans to reconsider travel to China.Source: Bloomberg 
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China’s largest Covid-19 outbreak in two years continues to spread despite an extended lockdown of Shanghai’s 25 million people, with the restrictions weighing on a fragile economy and straining global supply chains.

There were 26,087 new daily infections reported in the Chinese financial hub Sunday, an all-time high. Residents have been locked down for weeks now, with frustration building among the population as they struggle to get access to food and medical care