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Shanghai Covid Cases Bounce Back as Strict Lockdown Persists

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WATCH: Shanghai shopping malls have reopened for deliveries.Source: Bloomberg
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Shanghai reported higher Covid-19 cases and deaths on Friday, following five straight daily declines, as the city vows to step up lockdown enforcement to stamp out community spread in China’s worst virus outbreak.

There were 23,370 new local infections reported in the financial hub Friday, compared with 17,629 cases the day before, the Shanghai Health Commission said Saturday morning.