Some Chinese cities relax Covid testing mandates
11 days ago
People wearing face masks walk across a crosswalk in the central business district in Beijing today. (AP pic)BEIJING: Several Chinese cities have scrapped or relaxed their Covid-19 testing mandates after China emerged from its worst regional outbreaks, with officials told not to cause too much disruption to people’s lives while staying vigilant about the virus. China, whose economy has been hit hard by various Covid restrictions during March to May including a lockdown in Shanghai, faces high stakes to prevent another major outbreak.