China's Chengdu to lift Covid lockdown of whole city from Monday

Local residents still need to have at least one Covid test each week and negative results within 72 hours are needed for entering public venues and taking public transportation

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The Chinese megacity of Chengdu will resume normal life and social order from Monday, after a city-wide lockdown was imposed on Sept. 1 to contain a Covid-19 outbreak, according to a statement from the local government.
 
Local residents still need to have at least one Covid test each week and negative results within 72 hours are needed for entering public venues and taking public transportation, according to the statement.

The capital of Sichuan province, Chengdu is the biggest city to have shut since Shanghai’s bruising two-month lockdown earlier this year. The brief lockdown in Chengdu followed that of Shenzhen and Zhengzhou,

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First Published: Sep 18 2022 | 4:17 PM IST

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