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China’s Chengdu to conduct mass COVID testing, lockdowns as cases climb

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BEIJING — The Chinese city of Chengdu will conduct mass COVID-19 testing from Thursday to Sunday, its city government said on Thursday.

All residents in the capital city of the southwestern province of Sichuan are ordered to stay at home from 6 pm but households are allowed to send one person per day to shop for daily necessities. (Reporting by Beijing newsroom; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)