Beijing : China’s Shanghai city is most affected by Corona. The long-running lockdown has led to a shortage of medical facilities and food in Shanghai. Actually, there is a lockdown in Shanghai since last month. About 2.5 crore people are under house arrest.
People angry due to strict lockdown
A strict lockdown has been imposed in Shanghai under the Zero Cove Policy. The Chinese military and health workers are being called in to enforce the lockdown. Even infected parents are separating from their children. The news agency CNN reported that the situation is going against the government. A comment on the social media platform is also going viral. “We are not being killed by corona but by corona control measures,” the comment said.
More than 20,000 cases were reported on Wednesday
More than 20,000 cases of corona were reported in China on Wednesday. At the peak of Corona in 2020, there were fewer cases in Wuhan. By the end of March, the virus had spread to 29 of China’s 31 provinces, according to the National Health Commission.
Citing the Global Times, CNN reported that on April 1, Wu Xunyu, chief scientist at the Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said that China “will continue to focus on the zero-Covid policy.” He further said that easing of restrictions and opening of borders could lead to many problems like increase in medical resources and increase in deaths.
Army launched for Kovid testing
China has deployed troops in the city to investigate 25 million people of Shanghai. On April 4, authorities closed Shanghai indefinitely. No one is allowed inside or outside the city.