Public resistance has increased in the face of non-stop covid controls and blockades.
On April 18, a video on the internet shows residents from many districts banging gongs and drums to ask for supplies.
The majority of residents of several communities in Shanghai collectively refused nucleic acid testing. Some people said that the public nucleic acid sampling increases the risk of cross-infection, adding they would test themselves.
A video shows that few residents went downstairs to take samples at a particular community’s nucleic acid testing site.
The epidemic situation in various parts of China remains severe. The extreme lockdown measures have caused public grievances to boil over. The disaster from lockdowns has far exceeded the epidemic itself.
People claimed that they would not die from Covid, but because of the government policies. Hospitals are closed, there is no cure for Covid, and the wait for medicines to help alleviate the suffering is unacceptable. People will die if this continues.