Anxious announcement by residents of the Chinese metropolis as to the possibility of a public restoration of the city. Despite the restructuring, which began a few days ago, Shanghai announced on Thursday, June 9, that it would restrict the 2.7 million inhabitants of the district to a full screen on Saturday.
Minhong District in southwestern Shanghai will be restricted on Saturday morning and its residents will have to take a PCR test, local officials announced on the WeChat social network. “Closure will be removed after sample collection”, Without specifying a specific date or time, or what action will be taken if positive cases are found, they added. Under the “Zero Govt” national health strategy, all people who test positive are isolated.
Last week the city lifted most of its restrictions for its 25 million residents, who have been locked out since at least the beginning of April in order to deal with the Covit-19 eruption, the worst since 2020. : Millions of people have been locked up in their residential premises due to the detection of positive cases.
“What happens if there are positive results?”
“District Lockdown [de Minhang] Will the sample actually be removed after collection? ⁇Asks the user of the social network Weibo. “What happens if there are positive results? Will the lock continue?”, Another concern. On Thursday, City Hall denied rumors that the rest of Shanghai would be restored.
Prison has dealt a severe blow to the economy, but the city has been reviving for a few days. The subways and buses are running again, while the Shanghai people are enjoying the city’s restaurants, bars and parks. However, some residents are still paralyzed at home, which sometimes causes tension with authorities. The Ministry of Health on Thursday registered nine new positive cases in Shanghai.
The Chinese capital, Beijing, is slowly moving back to normal after closing restaurants, bars, gyms and parks last month – to prevent an explosion – much smaller than Shanghai. The city’s main district, Sooyang, was ordered to close clubs and bars on Thursday after some cases were identified, official media reported.
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