Shanghai expands list of countries badly hit by coronavirus

Cai Wenjun
People arriving in the city from the United States, France, Spain and Germany may now have to undergo 14-day quarantine at home or in a designated place. 
Cai Wenjun

Shanghai has expanded its list of countries, which are severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic, from four to eight.

To the list of South Korea, Japan, Italy and Iran have been added France, Spain, Germany and the United States.

Everyone who has been in any of the eight countries on the new list in the 14 days prior to their arrival in Shanghai must undergo a 14-day quarantine at home or in a designated place, the city government said on late Thursday.


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