Viral video shows panicked shoppers attempting to escape an Ikea outlet in China during flash lockdown
Chaos ensued at an Ikea outlet in Shanghai’s Xuhui district after security announced a flash lockdown on Saturday due to potential COVID-19...
Video: Woman in China forcibly administered COVID test while being pinned down
Many internet users have been left horrified by a video posted to Twitter that appears to show a woman in China being pinned down as a worke...
Chinese netizens challenge Great Firewall with viral video of Shanghai residents’ voices
Chinese social media users fought censors last week when they came up with creative ways to spread a video that highlighted the plight of l...
Chinese man’s 24/7 livestream of his self-imposed quarantine as performance art draws in millions
Performance artist Pang Kuan is willingly going through a two-week “self-quarantine” despite not having COVID-19.
On Saturday, he restrict...
Panic buying triggered as Shanghai residents are fenced behind metal barriers for ‘hard quarantine’
Shanghai residents are now behind metal barriers as the city enters its fourth week of lockdown amid an Omicron outbreak.
Chinese diner trapped in restaurant for days due to sudden COVID lockdown: ‘I can’t eat hot pot anymore’
A woman and around 40 other customers were provided with free-flowing food for three days after a COVID-19 lockdown forced them into isolat...
Largest Chinese city to date, tens of millions put on strict COVID lockdown after record outbreak
China reported over 5,100 new COVID cases on Tuesday, March 15, causing several cities to go into lockdown.
The rapid increase in infectio...
Chinese couple trapped for a month together on their second date due to sudden COVID lockdown get engaged
A Chinese man and woman who planned a one-day date were trapped for a month at home together due to an unexpected COVID-19 lockdown.
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Video: Chinese COVID-19 patients confined to metal boxes in quarantine camps
Photos and videos of quarantine camps in Xi’an were revealed online this week.
Twitter user @songpinganq reshared a string of videos taken...
Chinese woman trapped in blind date’s house for days due to sudden COVID lockdown
A Chinese woman found herself stuck inside her blind date’s house for a few days after parts of his city were placed under a COVID-19 lockdo...
China locks down third city, Anyang, raising total in strict quarantine to 20 million
China locked down the city of Anyang, bringing the total number of Chinese residents in quarantine to 20 million people.
Anyang joins Xi’a...
Xi’an woman begging for period products in viral video called ‘dramatic’ on Chinese social media
Residents of Xi’an, a locked down city in China under quarantine, continue to suffer health issues and supply shortages.
A video of a woma...
COVID locked-down Xi’an sees tragedies, food complications mount
Xi’an’s “zero COVID” policy has forced the city of 13 million people into strict home confinement for two weeks.
A woman who was eight mon...