Shanghai Covid-19 Update: April 29, 2022

Posted by Expeditors on Apr 29, 2022 7:19:55 AM

As of 10:00am April 29th, Shanghai reported 51,327 positive cases (5,487 new cases) and 521,708 asymptomatic cases (9,545 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.

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

From Apr 27th to Apr 30th, Shanghai will carry out a combination of “nucleic acid and antigen” testing. The “3 Risk Areas” will be adjusted according to the test results.


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


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Topics: China, COVID-19