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2022-04-30 Ros Atkins on… China’s zero-Covid lockdowns

Ros Atkins looks at why the Chinese government remains committed to its policy of eliminating all outbreaks of coronavirus.

2022-04-29 Shanghai lockdown: Residents protest after five weeks of strict zero-Covid measures

Some residents have been under strict lockdown for five weeks, and struggled to access food supplies.

2022-04-25 Stock markets tumble over China lockdown fears

Shares drop as Covid cases in Beijing raise the prospect of supply chain disruption.

2022-04-23 Shanghai: Censors try to block video about lockdown conditions

The video features people pleading for help over a lack of food and medicine in the city's strict lockdown.

2022-04-22 Shanghai escalates Covid lockdown restrictions

The latest measures will include placing door alarms to prevent those infected from leaving.

2022-04-20 Shanghai lockdown: Whole communities relocated in anti-Covid drive

One community faces relocation to quarantine facilities more than 100 miles (160km) away.

2022-04-15 China Covid: Clashes in Shanghai over lockdown evictions

Residents have been forced from their homes as apartments are turned into quarantine centres.

2022-04-14 Shanghai lockdown: How angry netizens test China's 'Great Firewall'

Videos appearing to show people suffering in Shanghai's lockdown have gone viral, stretching censors.

2022-04-07 Shanghai: Residents 'running out of food' in Covid lockdown

Some living in China's biggest city say they're struggling to get supplies weeks into lockdown.

2022-04-07 China lockdowns: Tourism spending plunges over key holiday

Tourism spending over the Qingming festival was more than 30% lower than the same time last year.

2022-04-05 Shanghai Covid lockdown extended to entire city

China's financial hub is now subject to indefinite restrictions after Covid cases hit a new high.

2022-04-03 Shanghai lockdown: Economy shaken by zero-Covid measures

Shanghai is a major financial centre and port as well as a hub for manufacturing electronics and cars.

2022-03-30 China: Panic buying in divided Shanghai under lockdown

Residents are scrambling for essentials and quarantining in offices in China's financial capital.

2022-03-28 Shanghai Covid: Oil prices slide after city starts lockdown

The nine-day lockdown of Shanghai is China's largest since the coronavirus outbreak began.

2022-03-27 Shanghai Covid: China announces largest city-wide lockdown

The financial hub will be locked down in two phases, in China's biggest city-wide lockdown yet.

2022-03-15 China: Businesses shut as officials widen Covid lockdowns

Toyota, Volkswagen and Apple supplier Foxconn are among firms halting their operations.

2022-02-02 Tonga to enter lockdown after two Covid cases detected

Both cases were detected at a port where humanitarian aid has been arriving after the volcano and tsunami.

2022-02-01 All US federal prisons in lockdown after deadly gang fight

The rare nationwide lockdown of federal prisons comes after two inmates died in a fight in Texas.

2022-01-22 Kiribati goes into first lockdown after Covid flight cases

Until last week, the remote island nation of Kiribati had recorded just two Covid cases.

2022-01-12 Covid-19: Chinese woman stuck in lockdown with blind date

A swift lockdown in China’s Zhengzhou means a woman is stuck at her date’s house.

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