Coronavirus Challenges in China Increase Christian’s Zeal

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China’s “zero-COVID” policy is taking a heavy toll on civilians and the economy. Mental health challenges abound, and China’s unemployment rate just hit the highest point since February 2020.

“Our people in China are incredibly frustrated with this process. They wish it would be over,” Kurt Rovenstine of Bibles for China says.

New outbreaks raised concerns about a new round of coronavirus restrictions. Hundreds of students in Beijing held a rare protest as officials tried to seal them in their dorms.

Shanghai has been under lockdown for seven weeks, and there’s no end in sight. For the first time in nearly two months, authorities allowed some residents to leave their homes to buy groceries last week.

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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Katey Hearth

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