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In Shanghai, lockdown blues make way for COVID testing gripes

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By Brenda Goh and Andrew Galbraith SHANGHAI (Reuters) -Shanghai residents’ relief over the easing of a two-month COVID-19 lockdown is giving way to frustration as they face hours waiting in line for virus tests and must show negative results to be permitted to enter public spaces. China’s biggest city and business hub lifted lockdowns for most of its 25 million residents on Wednesday. But citizens are required to have proof they have taken a COVID test within the last 72 hours in order to enter areas like malls and offices – or even to use subways and buses. Authorities have built 15,000 testi…

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