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Shanghai orders Covid-19 tests for all 25 million residents in bid to contain outbreak

Shanghai has stepped up mass Covid-19 testing as the local government struggles to contain a coronavirus outbreak. All citizens were told to carry out rapid antigen tests on Sunday before citywide nucleic acid testing the following day – the largest exercise of its kind in China’s biggest economic hub. “At present we are pushing ahead with a new round of nucleic tests that are targeted at eradicating high-risk transmission points, cutting transmission chains and stopping the spread of the…

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