Shanghai Locals Toast Lifting of COVID Lockdown

Residents enjoyed the freedom of Shanghai’s streets on June 1 as local officials announced a “return to normal” after a two-month lockdown.

The lockdown was lifted at midnight, according to Chinese state media, with only “regular” COVID-19 measures to remain in place.

This video showing a group toasting their new freedom was recorded by Weibo user u/2915348603. Credit: u/2915348603 via Storyful

Video transcript

[CHEERING]

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