Emily Wang Fujiyama and Ken Moritsugu

Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

Shanghai Moves Toward Ending 2-Month COVID-19 Lockdown

Shanghai Commuters wearing face masks in the central business district in Beijing. While other parts of China haven't been subject to the same restrictions, the national economy has seen the Shanghai lockdown's effects. (Associated Press Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

SHANGHAI — Shanghai authorities say they will take major steps June 1 toward reopening China’s largest city after a two-month COVID-19 lockdown that has set back the national economy and largely confined millions of people to their homes.

May 31, 2022