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Shanghai to end two-month long Covid-19 lockdown on June 1: Report

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Shanghai will let people in areas deemed low risk for Covid-19 move around the city freely and resume road and public transportation from Wednesday, in a major step forward in its efforts to dismantle a bruising two-month lockdown. 

Taxi and ride hailing services, as well as private cars, will be allowed onto roads in low-risk areas, while bus, subway and ferry services will also resume, the municipal government said in a statement on Monday. Millions of people will also be able to leave their housing compounds and neighborhoods freely -- without the limited time passes or activity restrictions previously in place

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First Published: May 31 2022 | 2:32 AM IST

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