Weeks after the UK government announced its priority was protecting the most vulnerable while we ‘live with Covid’, leaders in China are attempting to rid the country of the virus.
In their pursuit, as we reported on Wednesday, the major financial hub of Shanghai has been forced into a strict lockdown.
Around 26 million people are currently quarantined within the city, but cases have continued to grow from 3,500 when the lockdown began to more than 21,000 today.
While the Chinese government’s plan to stamp out Covid appears to be faltering, the residents of Shanghai feel the brunt of this new government policy.
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