The Chinese metropolis of Chengdu locked down its 21 million residents to contain a Covid-19 outbreak
A seismic move in the country’s vast Western region that has largely been untouched by the virus.
The capital of Sichuan province, Chengdu is the biggest city to shut down since Shanghai’s bruising two-month lockdown earlier this year.The capital of Sichuan province, Chengdu
The move -- which will upend the lives of millions of people and businesses, with repercussions for China’s economy and beyondThe move -- which will upend the lives of millions o
shows the country’s commitment to the Covid Zero approach espoused by President Xi Jinping, despite the disruption it’s causing.
The lockdown of Chengdu Thursday came after 157 new cases were reported. The city, which accounts for about 1.7% of China’s gross domestic product,
The entire city will undergo four days of mass testing starting Thursday evening. The extent of the economic dislocation depends on the duration of the lockdown
Global stocks hit a six-week low on news of Chengdu’s lockdown and hawkish commentary from central banks. A gauge of Chinese stocks listed in Hong Kong extended declines to end T