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Shanghai to start gradually reopening malls, other firms in COVID-19 lockdown transition

/ 11:50 AM May 15, 2022
Shanghai to start gradually reopening malls, other firms in COVID-19 lockdown transition

Workers in protective suits attend to a customer at a checkout counter of a reopened supermarket, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Shanghai, China May 5, 2022. Picture taken May 5, 2022. China Daily via REUTERS

SHANGHAI — The Chinese financial and manufacturing hub of Shanghai will gradually begin reopening businesses such as shopping malls and hair salons from Monday after weeks in a strict COVID-19 lockdown, the city’s vice mayor told a media briefing on Sunday.

The city of 25 million people has been locked down for more than six weeks as its battles a COVID outbreak.

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