On October 31, Jiang’an District of Wuhan city, Hubei province, announced five days of silence from November 1 to 5. A large number of residents rushed to get food late and drove away at night in their cars.
The news of a five-day silence in the district sparked panic among residents. People also flocked to markets and shopping malls late at night to stock up on supplies. People were squeezing into the markets.
Overnight, a large number of residents fled in their cars. The Xin Tang Ren footage on YouMaker showed a road crowded with densely packed vehicles in the middle of the night, stretching continuously. The number of cars on the dense road made the lane look like a parking lot.
Following the Chinese Communist Party’s 20th National Congress, the lockdown was reinstated in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, and Zhengzhou, Henan province, among other places. The lockdown measures were more stringent than before.
According to Apollo, many employees of the Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, were recently quarantined. But materials were in short supply, and many employees chose to flee and return to their hometowns on foot.