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Cities in China continue to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Chinese cities continue easing COVID restrictions. Cities ease testing requirements to enter public places.

Where: China

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Several Chinese cities have continued to ease COVID restrictions even as China’s National Health Commission reported 4,988 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland on Monday.
On Monday, officials in Shanghai removed COVID testing requirements for people to visit selected public spaces, effective from Tuesday.
Residents in Beijing have been allowed to enter public venues, including supermarkets and offices, without a 48-hour negative COVID-19 report.
Citizens must still produce a negative COVID-19 test report to enter public places like schools and hospitals.
The easing of restrictions tied to China’s stringent zero-COVID policy follows widespread protests in several cities and considerable economic impacts.

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