Shanghai Covid-19 Update: May 5, 2022

Posted by Expeditors on May 5, 2022 7:27:30 AM

As of 10:00am May 5th, Shanghai reported 54,886 positive cases (216 new cases) and 558,837 asymptomatic cases (4,390 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.

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

From May 1st to May 7th, Shanghai city will continue to carry out “nucleic acid + antigen” combination testing. The “3 Risk Areas” will be adjusted according to the test results.

On May 3rd, the second edition of the Guidelines for Shanghai Industrial Enterprises to Resume Production with Pandemic Prevention and Control was released, with several articles modified and some new measures added.

Shanghai is promoting the construction of standard nucleic acid testing sites. Free nucleic acid testing will be provided from May 1st to Jun 30th.

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


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Topics: China, COVID-19