On March 18, a confirmed case was found in Wu'ai Clothing City, Shenyang , Liaoning Province. For fear of being locked out, thousands of merchants scrambled to flee. The gates were all smashed, and the scene was in chaos.

That night, the whole city of Shenyang was under closed management, and citizens did not leave Shenyang unless necessary.

The Shenhe District Epidemic Prevention Headquarters announced on the 18th that during the screening process of nucleic acid testing in the city, it was found that a merchant in the Wu'ai Market Clothing City in Shenyang had an abnormal test. Therefore, a nucleic acid detection inspection was carried out on the Clothing City.