Localized Covid-19 lockdowns threaten reopening of economies
Published: Wednesday, 01 July 2020
Spikes in the numbers of Covid-19 infections around the globe are causing a resurgence in the use of lockdown measures, threatening to slow the recovery of economic activity.
These localized spikes in case numbers have been met with
reapplications of lockdown measures in specific areas rather
than nationwide in affected countries, but they raise questions
about whether a second wave of virus infections is likely.
The Chinese government has imposed strict lockdown measures
on Anxin county, in Hebei...