Shanghai Covid-19 Update: April 20, 2022

Posted by Expeditors on Apr 20, 2022 7:21:14 AM

As of 10:00am April 20th, Shanghai reported 30,107 positive cases (2,494 new cases) and 386,725 asymptomatic cases (16,407 new cases) since March 1st, 2022.  

For full details regarding how Ocean, Air, Ground and Customs are affected by Shanghai's COVID outbreak see Expeditors' updates here.

Starting from 12:00am on April 2nd, people leaving Shanghai need to show a negative antigen test result within 24 hours and a negative nucleic acid test within 48 hours.

On Apr 16th, the Shanghai government issued the first guidelines for businesses to start returning to work. There are 666 companies on the white list. It is made clear that risk management and closed loop management against this round of the COVID-19 pandemic are the main responsibility of these organizations.

On Apr 19th, the Shanghai government adjusted the “3 Risk Areas” division according to screening results and risk research. Most districts have already announced an update for each street/town. More updates will be posted.


Check here for the latest information regarding the current outbreak of new coronavirus in Shanghai.


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Topics: China, COVID-19