The move appeared to divide opinions online, with some expressing concerns about spreading the virus further in the community.
One southern district which falls into the category for the lowest number of cases said it would now allow residents out once a day to buy supplies.
I went to a pharmacy and… a lot of shelves had been picked clean but there were a few things I needed that I was able to pick up.
Shanghai AFP , Apr 11 — Shanghai eased restrictions on some neighbourhoods Monday after mounting outcry over inflexible Covid-19 rules that have locked down 25 million people, caused food shortages and left thousands in quarantine.
Another unverified video showed a couple hugging in the middle of a car-less road as relieved residents started to wander around the street.