Additionally, 580 of their branches and outlets have resumed operations, with the number of couriers and frontline workers returning to work reaching nearly 20,000.
“We expect that by early to mid-June, all sorting and processing centers and branches of postal and express delivery companies will resume operations,” Feng said.
Shanghai on Wednesday recorded 82 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 637 asymptomatic infections. All infections were found in quarantined and contained populations.
The number of residents in closed areas of the city, which has a population of 25 million, continued to decline to 710,000.
As of Wednesday, there were 203 serious cases of COVID-19 and 60 others in critical condition in Shanghai.
The city reported one death related to COVID-19 on Wednesday. The deceased was 64 years old and suffered from serious underlying illnesses that contributed to his death, said Zhao Dandan, deputy director of the Shanghai Health Commission.
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