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China's Covid Lockdown Nightmare

By Rediff News Bureau
May 13, 2022 16:26 IST
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Please click on images to discover the fallout of the strict Covid lockdown in Shanghai and Beijing.

IMAGE: A delivery worker, who says he is living at a bus stop because he has been unable to return home for weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in Shanghai, brushes his teeth on the street, May 12, 2022. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters/span>


IMAGE: He then washes his head on the street in Shanghai. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters


IMAGE: With a stern Covid lockdown enforced in Shanghai and Beijing, residents are dependent on couriers to make deliveries of essential items like this delivery man does here in a residential area under lockdown in Beijing, May 12, 2022. Photograph: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters


IMAGE: A man makes deliveries to a barricaded residential area under lockdown in Beijing, May 13, 2022. Photograph: Thomas Suen/Reuters

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