Shanghai Covid-19 Update: May 13, 2022

Posted by Expeditors on May 13, 2022 7:40:36 AM

As of 10:00am May 13th, Shanghai reported 56,754 positive cases (227 new cases) and 581,420 asymptomatic cases (1,869 new cases) since March 1st, 2022.  

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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 continue to carry out “nucleic acid + antigen” combination testing. The “3 Risk Areas” will be adjusted according to the test results. Shanghai CDC announced that no new variants with a stronger transmission have been found.

There are eight districts and some areas of the Pudong district that have been cleared. These eight districts are Fengxian, Jinshan, Chongming, Qingpu, Songjiang, Putuo, Jiading, and Xuhui. Fewer and Fewer new positive infections are being found outside the controlled area, the social epidemic risk has been effectively controlled, and the epidemic trend has stabilized and improved.

Shanghai officials announced that their goal is to report zero new cases by mid-May. At that time, they will open gradually under certain conditions and requirements and will progressively change to normal prevention measures.


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Topics: China, COVID-19