Beijing works from home, Shanghai says victory against COVID getting closer TODAY


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BEIJING/SHANGHAI : Streets in China's capital Beijing were quiet on Friday as residents heeded the advice of authorities to work from home to stop the spread of COVID-19, while officials in locked-down Shanghai said they aimed to defeat the virus this month. Beijing officials late on Thursday denied rumours of sweeping, Shanghai-style lockdown measures, urging people not to panic-buy but to stay at home. They also announced a new round of mass testing across most of the city. Most residents were more calm on Friday after rushing to supermarkets to stock up on food and other supplies the previous evening....