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Shanghai discharges over 11,000 Covid patients as lockdown nears third week

Chinese city’s authorities say they have secured food and other essentials for residents after complaints about deliveries

More than 11,000 recovered Covid-19 patients were discharged in Shanghai on Sunday, and health authorities emphasised that they must be allowed to return home despite the lockdown that has severely restricted movement in China’s largest city.

“We hope their family and community will not worry about them or discriminate against them,” said Wu Jinglei, the director of the Shanghai municipal health commission.

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