Last of medium-risk zones in Shanghai downgraded

By Cao Chen in Shanghai chinadaily.com.cn Updated:2021-02-20

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Workers in protective suits are seen at a makeshift nucleic acid testing site inside a parking lot of Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Nov 22, 2020. [Photo/Agencies]

A neighborhood in Gaodong county of Shanghai's Pudong New Area was removed from the list of medium-risk regions on Feb 19, local authorities announced.

This mean that there are currently no high- and medium-risk COVID-19 areas in the city.

A total of 22 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases have emerged in the city since Jan 21. According to the municipal COVID-19 prevention and control group, authorities will continue to implement regular prevention and control measures, while residents should maintain their personal hygiene practices.