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No end in sight for Shanghai’s lockdown as Covid-19 cases surge

A staff member inside a makeshift hospital that will be used for Covid-19 patients in Shanghai. PHOTO: AFP
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BEIJING - At first, people were told to stay home for 48 hours as their estates conducted Covid-19 tests.

Then, as more cases emerged, this was extended by 48 hours. And another 48 hours.

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