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Lockdown at Shanghai Disneyland After Guest With Covid: WSJ

Over 30,000 visitors to Shanghai Disneyland were kept within the park’s gates on Sunday and made to undergo a test for Covid-19

Wuhan has been forced to shut some businesses and public transport in a district of almost 1 million people after new Covid-19 infections.
Children in Wuhan queue for Covid-19 testing. File photo: Reuters.


More than 30,000 visitors to the Shanghai Disneyland theme park were kept within the park’s gates on Sunday and forced to undergo Covid-19 testing after a customer tested positive for the virus, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

The Disneyland visitors became the latest Chinese residents to experience life under a “zero tolerance” policy for the virus, a move that underscores China’s eradication efforts, the newspaper said.

Authorities in China have taken strict measures to limit the spread of coronavirus in the country, despite drawing flak from business groups and a vaccination rate of nearly 80%.


Read the full report:  Wall Street Journal



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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years and has a family in Bangkok.


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