Central Chinese city of Zhengzhou imposes new COVID movement curbs for May 4-10

Medical workers in protective suits collect swabs from residents during a citywide nucleic acid testing following cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China, January 5, 2022. cnsphoto via REUTERS

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BEIJING, May 3 (Reuters) – The central Chinese city of Zhengzhou announced on Tuesday it would impose new COVID-related movement curbs for May 4-10.

Schools in the main city district will go online, while employees with government organizations and companies in the area must work from home during that period, according to a statement on the city’s official WeChat account.

The new measures would be subject to adjustment after May 10, in accordance with the COVID-19 outbreak situation, the notice said.

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Reporting by Hallie Gu and Tony Munroe; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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