China COVID-19 Update 18th October 2022
1 million people have been locked down following a spike in COVID-19 cases in Zhengzhou, China. Please see below the latest update from the region
The Chinese government has increased its 'COVID-Zero' efforts amidst the biggest spike of cases in 2 months, with 1 million people in Zhengzhou, a key electronics manufacturing region, being placed in lockdown.
See below for a city by city China COVID-19 update:
- Offices and businesses closed with all workers advised to work from home
- Rail export still running but could change with no prior notice
- Zhongyuan district under lockdown with around 1 million people ordered to stay home other than when COVID-testing
- All non-essential businesses in Zhongyuan closed, as well as in some other neighbourhoods
- Some COVID cases found in Shanghai recently
- Non-essential businesses in some neighbourhoods closed to contain outbreaks
- Close-contacts of COVID-positive cases sent to quarantine hotels whilst some buildings face temporary localised lockdowns
- Many advised to work from home to avoid close contact
- Some schools and offices have closed, however, factories, terminals and trucking operations remain active
- 48-hour nucleic acid test still needed for cross-province trucking
- Some areas under temporary lockdowns due to COVID cases
- Factories, terminals and trucking operations running as normal, however, some offices have closed due to temporary lockdowns
- Most operations are running
- Warehouses in Beilun have suspended operations
- White-list for truck drivers
- Most container trucks isolated in a parking lot following positive cases
- Operations are running as normal with reduced efficiency
- Operations are running as normal with no major impact.
We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely and keep you updated with any new information.