A medical worker takes a swab sample from a resident for a nucleic acid test at a COVID-19 testing site in Pudong New District, Shanghai, May 13, 2022. （Photo by Zhu Xingxin/chinadaily.com.cn）
Recently, Shanghai has accelerated the layout and construction of normalized nucleic acid test sites. The test sites have been set up in a manner that enables all residents to reach one within a 15-minute walk from their homes or offices.
As of the evening of May 12, more than 9,900 nucleic acid test sites have been set up in the city.