December 8, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Protests Break Out in Wuhan, Residents Demand Lifting of Lockdowns

Residents in a locked down region of China’s Wuhan took to the streets on Sept. 4 confronting police and security guards to protest against an ongoing closure of their communities amid a recent COVID-19 outbreak.
Wuhan, the capital city of China’s central Hubei Province where the COVID-19 pandemic first broke out, imposed this latest round of regional lockdowns upon detecting asymptomatic cases in late August.
Panlongcheng, an economic development zone on the northwestern outskirts of Wuhan, was shut down on Aug. 26, the pandemic control command of Panlongcheng said in a notice on Aug. 27.
Residents were banned from leaving their homes; all public venues were ordered closed except government-designated supermarkets and medical institutions; and public transport was suspended, according to the notice….
Source: The Epoch Times