COVID-19: Shanghai reports first deaths in latest outbreak | DW English

Shanghai reported the first three COVID-19 deaths on Monday, in the latest outbreak in the city. Authorities reported the three were older patients who also suffered from other illnesses.

China is seeing its worst outbreak since the beginning of the pandemic, with financial hub Shanghai at the center of the wave. Shanghai’s population of 26 million has been under a strict lockdown since the end of March as China continues to employ a “zero-COVID” policy.