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Volunteers and workers in Shanghai have erected metal barriers in multiple districts to block off small streets and entrances to apartment complexes as China hardens its strict “zero-COVID” approach in its largest city. On social media, people posted videos of the new barriers with some expressing anger over the measures. In one video, residents broke down the mesh fence barricade. Barriers have been put up in several neighborhoods in Shanghai's financial district. Buildings where cases have been found sealed up their main entrances, with a small opening for pandemic prevention workers to pass through. China reported 21,796 new infections on Sunday, most of them asymptomatic cases in Shanghai. In Beijing, a district of 3 million people will be tested starting Monday. 

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Demonstrators in Paris took part in a vehicle protest against virus restrictions inspired by Canada’s horn-honking truckers, and in the Netherlands, dozens of trucks and other vehicles arrived in The Hague for a similar virus-related protest. Here's that and more COVID news.

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