Shanghai Covid-19 Update: April 5, 2022

Posted by Expeditors on Apr 5, 2022 5:07:07 PM

As of 10:00am April 5th, Shanghai reported 2,936 positive cases and 70,600 asymptomatic 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.

  • There are 13 medium-risk areas in the city.
  • Based on the result of the screenings during the 1st phase closed-loop nucleic acid testing of Pudong area, some follow-up quarantine measures were launched on March 28th with the areas to be classified as:
    • “Locked Down” –  14 day quarantine or 7 day quarantine + 7 days self-health monitor
    • “Managed and Controlled” – 7 day quarantine
    • “Precautionary” – 7 day self-health monitor
  • Puxi area will be in close-loop period from April 1st - April 5th, release date is subject to further government notice.

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.

Shanghai will publish the follow-up prevention and control measures based on the city-wide nucleic acid test result on April 4th. Currently, all still need to continue to follow up the existing rules and stay at home.


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


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Topics: China, COVID-19