China decides to drop off its very tough and stern zero covid strategies and come up with a plan to live with the virus. This decision was taken after the protests by the Chinese natives.
The incident on COVID-19 Virus pandemic said to be originated in China has led the world to close down for a year and a half. Most parts resumed their life with safety measures personally imposed by the government. However, China still follows a Zero-Covid motto to eradicate the disease in their region. Thus, the Chinese government imposed severe protocols which now are affecting human lives for the past 3 years.
Harsh Protocols Followed in China
China has set out quarantine camps for people with positive cases. They force people even with mild symptoms or who were in contact to stay in these facilities. Lockdowns on major cities are still prevailing if the cases are a handful in the region. They imply sealing off the emergency that exists in buildings and common halls as a safeguarding method.
China Opening Up
China Health Commission to open on the restriction and impose privileges this Wednesday, after the protests of the inmates. Now, they have made the lockdowns to be more specific and targeted to a building or a floor. A lateral flow test is to replace the PCR tests in some parts of the routine, where major places like schools and hospitals require PCR results. Schools to function with no cases reported. And, to open the shutdown areas after 5 days of no recorded cases and emergency exists to remain accessible.
China People’s reaction
The china inmates were fed up with being dragged to the quarantine camp as they missed their families and the arrangement and the staff accessibility were poor. All the curbs for zero -covid affected and disturbed their normal life in various ways.
The closure of an emergency exists led to the loss of lives in situations of an earthquake or fire accident. After the cruel fire in the Xinjiang region which led to the suffocation of people in the buildings, a protest broke out in November, to pull down on the restrictions that savage human lives.
On news in China with the virus, the nationals are happy to know longer unnoticed interrogation and screening. But, also some are skeptical about the announcement as China is to get hit with a major wave of Covid.
Future of China
China to tackle and live with the virus. They also reveal the disease-causing severity of the virus is reduced, which is a good sign to go about. Vaccination campaigns to gear up, especially for elderly citizens to prevent a major outbreak in the future which may be difficult to manage with the healthcare system in place.
With the birth of the New year, China can breathe in some fresh air, hopefully by 2023. China will be fully accessible across the globe. Until now, all international travel was halted due to Covid.