COVID-19: Shanghai allows some residents

Some residents of Shanghai stepped out of their homes for the first time in more than two weeks on Tuesday

as the city took temporary steps toward easing a COVID-19 lockdown amid growing

concerns over the economic impact of tough restrictions. Pick it up

Shanghai said on Monday that more than 7,000 residential units were classified as low-risk areas after reporting no new

Shanghai said on Monday that more than 7,000 residential units were classified as low-risk areas after reporting no new

 infections for 14 days, and its districts have announced which specific compounds to be opened. can.

But while some people were allowed out of their homes on Tuesday, there was still confusion about the extent to which

people living in low-risk areas were free, many still waiting for permission from their housing societies. Was doing.

City health official Wu Qianyu said at a press briefing that residents of low-risk areas known as "containment zones"

were still under containment and would have to follow strict social distancing measures.