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China Covid Cases Rise as Shenzhen Flareup Snares Top Firms

  • Huawei, DJI and BYD forced into a closed loop in Shenzhen
  • Majority of China’s cases are centered in Guangxi and Gansu
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WATCH: China has forced some of its biggest companies to operate within a “closed loop” restricted system for seven days to battle its latest Covid outbreak. Source: Bloomberg
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China’s Covid-19 infections rebounded, with an increase in cases in the south threatening the operations of industry giants including BYD Co. and Huawei Technologies Co.

Nationwide, cases were 868 for Monday, CCTV reported, up from 680 a day earlier. Attention is shifting to the southern manufacturing hub of Shenzhen, where 19 local cases were detected and authorities have ordered some of China’s biggest firms to operate within a “closed loop” system for seven days, raising concerns about disruptions to global supply chains.