How Shanghai Residents Endured the COVID Lockdown | The New Yorker


How Shanghai Residents Endured the COVID Lockdown

How Shanghai Residents Endured the COVID Lockdown

For more than two months, China’s financial hub, which is home to some twenty-five million people, came to a halt.

via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/how-shanghai-residents-endured-the-covid-lockdown

just to clear the air, a municipal secretary told reporters, “We are not going into lockdown, and it is unnecessary to do a lockdown.” In the following days, Shanghai entered what is known to the rest of the world as a “lockdown.” But the accurate term, according to officials, translates as “whole-area static management.”


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