Officials reported about 3,000 new cases Monday, far below a peak of 26,000 posted in mid-April.
Elsewhere in China, Beijing further tightened Covid-19 curbs on residents Monday with more mass testing and road closures as the country continues with its uncompromising battle with the virus.
Residents of the city’s worst-hit areas were told to work from home while more roads, compounds, and parks were sealed off as the capital of 22 million grappled with its worst outbreak since 2020.
China has doubled down on its strict “zero-Covid” policy even as it severely disrupts everyday life and brings economic activity to a halt.
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