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Shanghai Will Gradually Resume Dining-in at Restaurants from June 29

A man eats dinner behind the barrier of a residential area, amid new lockdown measures in parts of the city to curb the COVID-19 outbreak in Shanghai, China, June 24, 2022.

Shanghai will gradually resume dining-in at restaurants from June 29 in low-risk areas and areas without any community-level spread of COVID-19 during the previous week a Shanghai government official said on Sunday.

The Chinese economic hub lifted a two month city-wide lockdown on June 1, but many establishments have remained unable to offer indoor dining since mid-March.

Shanghai reported no new locally transmitted cases - either symptomatic or asymptomatic - for June 24 and June 25.