Shanghai Covid-19 Update: May 31, 2022

Posted by Expeditors on May 31, 2022 7:26:10 AM

As of 10:00am May 31th, Shanghai reported 57,995 positive cases (9 new cases) and 591,329 asymptomatic cases (22 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.

Shanghai officials announced the next steps of the prevention and control measures, which are divided into “three stages”:

1st Stage: From now to May 21st, orderly opening of “precautionary areas” to keep a lower level of social activity.

2nd Stage: May 22nd to May 31st, continue to narrow the scope of “Controlled areas” & “Locked-down areas”. Implement normalized prevention and control measures and classification management. Continuously narrow the scope of locked-down & controlled areas. Implementation of a closed-loop operation for work resumption

3rd Stage: Jun 1st to mid/late Jun, fully resume normal production and life with normalized prevention and control management. If there are no locked-down or controlled areas, the area can be regarded as a low-risk area. Businesses will resume work and production gradually under the government’s approval.

Starting June 1st, public transportation will resume operation safely and orderly per the requirements of “recovery and dynamic adjustment of the whole network”. Private cars can pass normally throughout the city.


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


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Topics: China, COVID-19