China state media demands strict adherence to ‘zero-COVID’


              A child wearing a face mask plays herself as masked residents stand in line for their routine COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site inside a residential compound in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A worker in protective suit collects a sample from a woman at a coronavirus testing site inside a residential compound in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              People wearing face masks stand in line for their routine COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A worker in protective clothing prepares the test kits as a man has his throat swabbed for a COVID-19 test at a coronavirus testing site inside a residential compound in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              People wearing face masks stand in line for their routine COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site at the central business district in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Chinese President Xi Jinping during the G20 leaders summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, Pool)
            
              A child wearing a face mask plays herself as masked residents stand in line for their routine COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site inside a residential compound in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A worker in protective suit collects a sample from a woman at a coronavirus testing site inside a residential compound in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              People wearing face masks stand in line for their routine COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A worker in protective clothing prepares the test kits as a man has his throat swabbed for a COVID-19 test at a coronavirus testing site inside a residential compound in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              People wearing face masks stand in line for their routine COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site at the central business district in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Chinese President Xi Jinping during the G20 leaders summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, Pool)
            
              A child wearing a face mask plays herself as masked residents stand in line for their routine COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site inside a residential compound in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A worker in protective suit collects a sample from a woman at a coronavirus testing site inside a residential compound in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              People wearing face masks stand in line for their routine COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A worker in protective clothing prepares the test kits as a man has his throat swabbed for a COVID-19 test at a coronavirus testing site inside a residential compound in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              People wearing face masks stand in line for their routine COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site at the central business district in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. China's ruling party called for strict adherence to the hard-line "zero-COVID" policy Tuesday in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions after regulations were eased slightly in places. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Chinese President Xi Jinping during the G20 leaders summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, Pool)
            
              Chinese President Xi Jinping during the G20 leaders summit in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022.(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, Pool)
            
              People wearing face masks stand in line for COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The flagship newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party has called for strict adherence to the country's hardline "zero-COVID" policy, in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions following a slight loosening of anti-virus regulations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
            
              People wearing face masks stand in line for COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The flagship newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party has called for strict adherence to the country's hardline "zero-COVID" policy, in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions following a slight loosening of anti-virus regulations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
            
              People stand outside an unexpectedly closed coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The flagship newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party has called for strict adherence to the country's hardline "zero-COVID" policy, in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions following a slight loosening of anti-virus regulations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
            
              A man walks past a sign on a coronavirus testing site announcing that it is temporarily closed in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The flagship newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party has called for strict adherence to the country's hardline "zero-COVID" policy, in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions following a slight loosening of anti-virus regulations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
            
              People look at signs on a coronavirus testing site announcing that it is temporarily closed in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The flagship newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party has called for strict adherence to the country's hardline "zero-COVID" policy, in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions following a slight loosening of anti-virus regulations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
            
              A woman has her throat swabbed for a COVID-19 test at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The flagship newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party has called for strict adherence to the country's hardline "zero-COVID" policy, in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions following a slight loosening of anti-virus regulations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
            
              A worker wearing protective clothing watches as people stand in line for COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The flagship newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party has called for strict adherence to the country's hardline "zero-COVID" policy, in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions following a slight loosening of anti-virus regulations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
            
              People wearing face masks stand in line for COVID-19 tests at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The flagship newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party has called for strict adherence to the country's hardline "zero-COVID" policy, in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions following a slight loosening of anti-virus regulations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
            
              A man has his throat swabbed for a COVID-19 test at a coronavirus testing site in Beijing, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. The flagship newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party has called for strict adherence to the country's hardline "zero-COVID" policy, in an apparent attempt to guide public perceptions following a slight loosening of anti-virus regulations. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
China state media demands strict adherence to ‘zero-COVID’