On March 3, the Zhengzhou Epidemic Prevention and Control Headquarters issued a notice that from 0:00 on May 4, all residents in Zhengzhou will not be allowed to leave their home unless necessary.

If they need to leave Zheng, residents must have the health green code and a negative nucleic acid test within 24 hours. They must have the school’s certificate or the certificate of the community where the place of residence belongs.

People from outside the city are not allowed to enter Zheng unless it is necessary.

People who need to enter the city must present health code, the itinerary code, and the negative nucleic acid test proof within 48 hours.

After entering Zheng city, they must take a nucleic acid test immediately and follow the epidemic prevention and control regulations of Zhengzhou City. The management and service measures for personnel entering Zheng in key areas remain unchanged.

After learning of the notice, the people of Zhengzhou rushed to the street, causing heavy traffic jams. video 0:00-0:40, 1:44-1:56

Video taken by residents shows the supermarkets are packed with people rushing to shop. The shelves in the supermarket were empty. They even competed to buy a bunch of vegetables. video 1:04-1:34

According to the Zhengzhou New Coronary Pneumonia Epidemic Prevention report, Zhengzhou has reported 161 cases of new coronavirus, of which: 31 were confirmed and 130 were asymptomatic since March.

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