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Life under lockdown: Whole of Shanghai shuts down after COVID surge

Residents line up for nucleic acid testing at a residential area, during the second stage of a two-stage lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Shanghai, China, April 4. REUTERS/Aly Song

Residents line up for nucleic acid testing at a residential area, during the second stage of a two-stage lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Shanghai, China, April 4. REUTERS/Aly Song

Residents line up for nucleic acid testing at a residential area, during the second stage of a two-stage lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Shanghai, China, April 4. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A man standing on a scooter scans a QR code to buy food from a vendor behind the barricades of a sealed-off area in Shanghai, March 30.  REUTERS/Aly Song

A man standing on a scooter scans a QR code to buy food from a vendor behind the barricades of a sealed-off area in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man standing on a scooter scans a QR code to buy food from a vendor behind the barricades of a sealed-off area in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A person in a protective suit walks a dog in a residential area under lockdown in Shanghai, China, April 5. REUTERS/Aly Song

A person in a protective suit walks a dog in a residential area under lockdown in Shanghai, China, April 5. REUTERS/Aly Song

A person in a protective suit walks a dog in a residential area under lockdown in Shanghai, China, April 5. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A line up for coronavirus testing at a residential area in Shanghai, China, April 4. REUTERS/Aly Song

A line up for coronavirus testing at a residential area in Shanghai, China, April 4. REUTERS/Aly Song

A line up for coronavirus testing at a residential area in Shanghai, China, April 4. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A security guard wearing protective gear sets up barriers from inside a sealed-off area, before the second stage of a two-stage lockdown, in Shanghai, March 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

A security guard wearing protective gear sets up barriers from inside a sealed-off area, before the second stage of a two-stage lockdown, in Shanghai, March 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

A security guard wearing protective gear sets up barriers from inside a sealed-off area, before the second stage of a two-stage lockdown, in Shanghai, March 31. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A worker in a protective suit sprays disinfectant in a community in Shanghai, China, April 5. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker in a protective suit sprays disinfectant in a community in Shanghai, China, April 5. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker in a protective suit sprays disinfectant in a community in Shanghai, China, April 5. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A worker carries a plank as he sets up barriers to seal off the area before the second stage of a two-stage lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Shanghai, March 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker carries a plank as he sets up barriers to seal off the area before the second stage of a two-stage lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Shanghai, March 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker carries a plank as he sets up barriers to seal off the area before the second stage of a two-stage lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus in Shanghai, March 31. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Bags of vegetables are seen at a residential compound before the second stage of a two-stage lockdown in Shanghai, March 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

Bags of vegetables are seen at a residential compound before the second stage of a two-stage lockdown in Shanghai, March 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

Bags of vegetables are seen at a residential compound before the second stage of a two-stage lockdown in Shanghai, March 31. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Workers set up barriers to seal off the area before the second stage of a two-stage lockdown in Shanghai, March 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers set up barriers to seal off the area before the second stage of a two-stage lockdown in Shanghai, March 31. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers set up barriers to seal off the area before the second stage of a two-stage lockdown in Shanghai, March 31. REUTERS/Aly Song
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An aerial view shows highways and buildings amid a lockdown in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song

An aerial view shows highways and buildings amid a lockdown in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song

An aerial view shows highways and buildings amid a lockdown in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Workers in protective suit spray disinfectant in Shanghai, China, April 5.  REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers in protective suit spray disinfectant in Shanghai, China, April 5. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers in protective suit spray disinfectant in Shanghai, China, April 5. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Workers in protective suits keep watch at a sealed-off area in Shanghai, March 30.  
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Workers in protective suits keep watch at a sealed-off area in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers in protective suits keep watch at a sealed-off area in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A man uses a mobile phone while leaning on a scooter in front of barricades at a sealed-off area in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man uses a mobile phone while leaning on a scooter in front of barricades at a sealed-off area in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man uses a mobile phone while leaning on a scooter in front of barricades at a sealed-off area in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A worker in a protective suit walks at an entrance to a tunnel leading to the Pudong area across the Huangpu river, after restrictions on highway traffic amid the lockdown, in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker in a protective suit walks at an entrance to a tunnel leading to the Pudong area across the Huangpu river, after restrictions on highway traffic amid the lockdown, in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker in a protective suit walks at an entrance to a tunnel leading to the Pudong area across the Huangpu river, after restrictions on highway traffic amid the lockdown, in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song
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An aerial view shows a bridge over the Huangpu river, amid traffic restrictions and a lockdown in the Pudong area in Shanghai, China, March 29.  
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An aerial view shows a bridge over the Huangpu river, amid traffic restrictions and a lockdown in the Pudong area in Shanghai, China, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song

An aerial view shows a bridge over the Huangpu river, amid traffic restrictions and a lockdown in the Pudong area in Shanghai, China, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song
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People pass food to residents over the barriers of an area under lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China March 25, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

People pass food to residents over the barriers of an area under lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China March 25, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

People pass food to residents over the barriers of an area under lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China March 25, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Police officers in protective suits operate a drone with a loudspeaker reminding residents to follow epidemic preventive measures in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song

Police officers in protective suits operate a drone with a loudspeaker reminding residents to follow epidemic preventive measures in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song

Police officers in protective suits operate a drone with a loudspeaker reminding residents to follow epidemic preventive measures in Shanghai, March 30. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A security guard in a protective suit stands near an exit of a tunnel leading to the Pudong area, in Shanghai, March 28.   REUTERS/Aly Song

A security guard in a protective suit stands near an exit of a tunnel leading to the Pudong area, in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song

A security guard in a protective suit stands near an exit of a tunnel leading to the Pudong area, in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A man is tested for the coronavirus at a makeshift nucleic acid testing site behind barriers of an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 26.  REUTERS/Aly Song

A man is tested for the coronavirus at a makeshift nucleic acid testing site behind barriers of an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 26. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man is tested for the coronavirus at a makeshift nucleic acid testing site behind barriers of an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 26. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Staff in personal protective equipment (PPE) work by a barrier of an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 26. REUTERS/Aly Song

Staff in personal protective equipment (PPE) work by a barrier of an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 26. REUTERS/Aly Song

Staff in personal protective equipment (PPE) work by a barrier of an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 26. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Police officers in protective suits keep watch at an entrance to a tunnel leading to the Pudong area across the Huangpu river, in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song

Police officers in protective suits keep watch at an entrance to a tunnel leading to the Pudong area across the Huangpu river, in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song

Police officers in protective suits keep watch at an entrance to a tunnel leading to the Pudong area across the Huangpu river, in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A security guard in personal protective equipment walks at a main shopping area in Shanghai, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song

A security guard in personal protective equipment walks at a main shopping area in Shanghai, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song

A security guard in personal protective equipment walks at a main shopping area in Shanghai, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Police officers in protective suits stand outside cordoned off food stores in Shanghai, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song

Police officers in protective suits stand outside cordoned off food stores in Shanghai, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song

Police officers in protective suits stand outside cordoned off food stores in Shanghai, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Two little girls wearing face masks, play with their bikes, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Shanghai, China March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

Two little girls wearing face masks, play with their bikes, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Shanghai, China March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

Two little girls wearing face masks, play with their bikes, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Shanghai, China March 29, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A woman leans on a barrier sealing off an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song

A woman leans on a barrier sealing off an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song

A woman leans on a barrier sealing off an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A police officer in a protective suit keeps watch near a bridge leading to the Pudong area across the Huangpu river, in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song

A police officer in a protective suit keeps watch near a bridge leading to the Pudong area across the Huangpu river, in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song

A police officer in a protective suit keeps watch near a bridge leading to the Pudong area across the Huangpu river, in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Medical staff in personal protective equipment walk in front of barriers of an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 25. REUTERS/Aly Song

Medical staff in personal protective equipment walk in front of barriers of an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 25. REUTERS/Aly Song

Medical staff in personal protective equipment walk in front of barriers of an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 25. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Workers in protective suits are seen in a residential compound under lockdown in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers in protective suits are seen in a residential compound under lockdown in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers in protective suits are seen in a residential compound under lockdown in Shanghai, March 28. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Police and staff workers are tested for the coronavirus at a makeshift nucleic acid testing center inside barriers of an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 24. REUTERS/Aly Song

Police and staff workers are tested for the coronavirus at a makeshift nucleic acid testing center inside barriers of an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 24. REUTERS/Aly Song

Police and staff workers are tested for the coronavirus at a makeshift nucleic acid testing center inside barriers of an area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 24. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Police and security members in protective suits stand outside cordoned off food stores in Shanghai, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song

Police and security members in protective suits stand outside cordoned off food stores in Shanghai, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song

Police and security members in protective suits stand outside cordoned off food stores in Shanghai, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A worker in a protective suit stands behind barriers sealing off a residential area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker in a protective suit stands behind barriers sealing off a residential area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker in a protective suit stands behind barriers sealing off a residential area under lockdown in Shanghai, March 29. REUTERS/Aly Song
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