Shanghai to downgrade last middle-risk area for COVID-19
SHANGHAI, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Shanghai will downgrade the last middle-risk area to low-risk for COVID-19 on Friday as a local resurgence of the disease has been brought under control, local authorities said Thursday.
With the downgrade, the entire city of Shanghai will become low-risk for the epidemic, according to the municipal COVID-19 prevention and control leading group.
The city will continue to implement regular prevention and control measures, the group said.
Since Jan. 21, Shanghai has seen 22 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, according to the municipal center for disease control and prevention. Enditem