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Shanghai hunkers down for final COVID battle, Beijing outbreak stubborn

Two women hug on a closed street during lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022.  REUTERS/Aly Song

Two women hug on a closed street during lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

Two women hug on a closed street during lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A medical worker in a protective suit collects a swab from a child at a nucleic acid testing site during a mass testing for COVID-19 in Beijing, China May 16, 2022.  REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A medical worker in a protective suit collects a swab from a child at a nucleic acid testing site during a mass testing for COVID-19 in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A medical worker in a protective suit collects a swab from a child at a nucleic acid testing site during a mass testing for COVID-19 in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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A man looks over the barriers of a closed street during lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022.  REUTERS/Aly Song

A man looks over the barriers of a closed street during lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A man looks over the barriers of a closed street during lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A woman sits on the bank of a canal, near a sign on a cordon line sealing off the area in Beijing, China, May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Martin Pollard

A woman sits on the bank of a canal, near a sign on a cordon line sealing off the area in Beijing, China, May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Martin Pollard

A woman sits on the bank of a canal, near a sign on a cordon line sealing off the area in Beijing, China, May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Martin Pollard
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Workers in protective suits walk through the gate of a barricaded residential area under lockdown in Beijing, China May 17, 2022.  REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Workers in protective suits walk through the gate of a barricaded residential area under lockdown in Beijing, China May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Workers in protective suits walk through the gate of a barricaded residential area under lockdown in Beijing, China May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A shared bike is placed next to barricades blocking a  residential compound amid the coronavirus outbreak in Shanghai, China May 15, 2022. REUTERS/Brenda Goh

A shared bike is placed next to barricades blocking a  residential compound amid the coronavirus outbreak in Shanghai, China May 15, 2022. REUTERS/Brenda Goh

A shared bike is placed next to barricades blocking a  residential compound amid the coronavirus outbreak in Shanghai, China May 15, 2022. REUTERS/Brenda Goh
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Workers in protective suits sort boxes near a waste sorting facility outside a residential compound under lockdown, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Workers in protective suits sort boxes near a waste sorting facility outside a residential compound under lockdown, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

Workers in protective suits sort boxes near a waste sorting facility outside a residential compound under lockdown, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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Delivery workers wait to pick up orders outside a restaurant, after the city banned dine-in services amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Delivery workers wait to pick up orders outside a restaurant, after the city banned dine-in services amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

Delivery workers wait to pick up orders outside a restaurant, after the city banned dine-in services amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A worker in a protective suit eats dinner at a closed residential area during a lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker in a protective suit eats dinner at a closed residential area during a lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A worker in a protective suit eats dinner at a closed residential area during a lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A staff member serves a customer at a stall set up outside a restaurant, after the city banned dine-in services amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A staff member serves a customer at a stall set up outside a restaurant, after the city banned dine-in services amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A staff member serves a customer at a stall set up outside a restaurant, after the city banned dine-in services amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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Workers set up barriers to seal off an area during the lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers set up barriers to seal off an area during the lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

Workers set up barriers to seal off an area during the lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song
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Bicycles from a bike-sharing service block a street during lockdown in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

Bicycles from a bike-sharing service block a street during lockdown in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

Bicycles from a bike-sharing service block a street during lockdown in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A resident checks his phone behind the barriers of a blocked area during the lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A resident checks his phone behind the barriers of a blocked area during the lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A resident checks his phone behind the barriers of a blocked area during the lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A worker in a protective suit keeps watch at the entrance to a residential building under lockdown, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Alessandro Diviggiano

A worker in a protective suit keeps watch at the entrance to a residential building under lockdown, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Alessandro Diviggiano

A worker in a protective suit keeps watch at the entrance to a residential building under lockdown, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Alessandro Diviggiano
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A resident looks at a laptop behind the barriers of a blocked area during the lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A resident looks at a laptop behind the barriers of a blocked area during the lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A resident looks at a laptop behind the barriers of a blocked area during the lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A staff member wearing a face shield serves a customer at a stall set up outside a restaurant, after the city banned dine-in services amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A staff member wearing a face shield serves a customer at a stall set up outside a restaurant, after the city banned dine-in services amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A staff member wearing a face shield serves a customer at a stall set up outside a restaurant, after the city banned dine-in services amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A resident looks over a barrier that blocks a residential area during the lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A resident looks over a barrier that blocks a residential area during the lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A resident looks over a barrier that blocks a residential area during the lockdown, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A worker in a protective suit disinfects mobile toilets near an area under lockdown, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A worker in a protective suit disinfects mobile toilets near an area under lockdown, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

A worker in a protective suit disinfects mobile toilets near an area under lockdown, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
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A worker in a protective suit sits near a blocked entrance to a residential compound as a man walks by, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Shanghai, China May 15, 2022. REUTERS/Brenda Goh

A worker in a protective suit sits near a blocked entrance to a residential compound as a man walks by, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Shanghai, China May 15, 2022. REUTERS/Brenda Goh

A worker in a protective suit sits near a blocked entrance to a residential compound as a man walks by, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Shanghai, China May 15, 2022. REUTERS/Brenda Goh
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A delivery worker walks at a shopping complex where most shops are closed, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A delivery worker walks at a shopping complex where most shops are closed, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A delivery worker walks at a shopping complex where most shops are closed, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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People wearing face masks line up for nucleic acid testing amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

People wearing face masks line up for nucleic acid testing amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

People wearing face masks line up for nucleic acid testing amid the coronavirus outbreak in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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A man rests in a tent near a residential area under lockdown in Chaoyang district in Beijing, China May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alessandro Diviggiano

A man rests in a tent near a residential area under lockdown in Chaoyang district in Beijing, China May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alessandro Diviggiano

A man rests in a tent near a residential area under lockdown in Chaoyang district in Beijing, China May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alessandro Diviggiano
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A person walks on a closed street during lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A person walks on a closed street during lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song

A person walks on a closed street during lockdown, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Shanghai, China, May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song
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A pregnant woman holds an umbrella while sitting under the sun in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A pregnant woman holds an umbrella while sitting under the sun in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang

A pregnant woman holds an umbrella while sitting under the sun in Beijing, China May 16, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
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