Beijing presses on with COVID-19 curbs

STORY: The measures to contain COVID-19 infections have caused significant economic damage in China and beyond. While residents in Beijing are relatively calm, the ruthlessly-enforced isolation in Shanghai has taken a huge psychological toll on many, fueling rare outpourings of anger at the authorities.

A resident, surnamed Cui, said the curbs made him feel like his life was being controlled but urged others to adhere to necessary regulations and procedures.

Beijing reported 24 new locally transmitted symptomatic coronavirus cases for May 10, down from 61 a day earlier, official data showed on Wednesday.

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