Shanghai expressed their frustration on Friday with the growing confinement of the Chinese metropolis, which has been plagued by its worst epidemic since the outbreak, with access to food.
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To avoid Shanghai’s general confinement, authorities have decided to alternately place two parts of the city under glass to test the city’s 25 million inhabitants.
East of the metropolis (Pudang) is completely restricted to four days from Monday. From this Friday, came the western (pucci) quarter for the same period.
However, large areas of Pudong, home to the city’s major international airport and its business district’s iconic skyscrapers, have been limited by the discovery of positive cases.
“It’s actually the city’s general confinement,” the social network judge Weibo’s user. “Many of the streets and residential complexes in Pudong are still locked down,” he said.
The town hall on Thursday evening published a plan to release the detainee, which will be provided specifically to extend the detention in case positive cases are found.
The announcement at the start of the detention week sparked an influx of consumers into supermarkets.
Now another concern: applications for home delivery of the latest products are also struggling to keep up with demand, which has apparently exploded with millions limited Shanghai.
“The number of delivery people is limited. So I get up at 7am every morning to stand in line online at my application, ”29-year-old Shanghai Chinese Sun Xian, who is confined to Puxi, told AFP.
“Before the arrest, I bought a lot of food in high-end supermarkets. They have stock, but it’s expensive, “she said, confirming the” poorly managed “detention.
Faced with dissatisfaction, a senior town hall official, Ma Chunli, admitted Thursday that preparations were “not enough.”
The Ministry of Health on Friday announced 7,200 new positive cases nationwide.
Although these numbers are low compared to many other countries, they are high in China, where authorities are implementing a zero-COVID strategy aimed at preventing new cases from coming out.
It involves a number of actions: arrests, visas assigned to a dropper, long detention upon landing, or detection of movements through mobile applications.
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