Shanghai Covid-19 Update: April 26, 2022

Posted by Expeditors on Apr 26, 2022 7:20:45 AM

As of 10:00am April 26th, Shanghai reported 42,942 positive cases (1,661 new cases) and 490,877 asymptomatic cases (15,319 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 April 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. Over the past week, 70% of the 666 companies have resumed work and production.

On April 19th, the Shanghai government adjusted the “3 Risk Areas” division according to screening results and risk research. The city's 16 districts have been updated on the list. Details on the 3 areas for each street and town have been published, except for the Pudong district, which is still pending for official announcement by each street/town separately.

Shanghai CDC authorities issued a document to further clarify code assignment management and work requirement rules for the “Shanghai QR Code”.


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Topics: China, COVID-19