Three months in quarantine.
He's a lawyer alright.The restrictions have been a source of much debate, both at home and overseas. Even Mr. Xue’s blog post, which was widely shared on Chinese social media, drew polarizing reactions: Some readers expressed horror, others called it prime material for a comedy movie, and still others attacked Mr. Xue for returning to China at all, decrying it as a selfish decision that risked bringing the virus into the country.Mr. Xue, who was born in China and moved to the United States seven years ago, remains determinedly neutral.“I don’t blame anyone: no person, government, organization,” he said. “I can only blame myself, for having such bad luck.”
Sounds like a page from the HK playbook.Guangzhou readies…
Guangzhou, a major commercial hub northwest of Hong Kong and home to China’s busiest airport, will test its population of 18 million people after only 27 cases were reported on Monday.
All 11 districts of the city announced plans for the testing beginning from April 8, state-run news broadcaster CCTV announced. Since April 8, the city has registered a total of 61 local infections in the latest outbreak.
Primary and middle schools will revert to online learning, some residential communities have been partially sealed, and an exhibition center is being converted into a makeshift hospital to accommodate citywide testing.
Only citizens with a “definite need” and who have procured a negative COVID test within 48 hours of departure may leave Guangzhou, city spokesperson Chén bīn 陈斌 said in a social media announcement.
Residents are rushing to stockpile food, with reports of both in-person and online supermarkets being emptied out over the weekend, amid fears that they will suffer the same lockdown fate and supply shortages that have pummeled people in Shanghai.