In his small, cozy apartment located in the Huangpu district, in the center of Shanghai city, on the left bank, Antoine scans social networks and official announcements from the Chinese government. Since April 1, the 30-year-old from Hesbignan, who lives with his Chinese partner and their dog Mantou, strictly confined to home, China’s economic capital, like the city’s 26 million residents. For residents of the right bank, the confinement began even earlier, on March 28.
Omicron is facing a new wave of (very contagious) contamination, and it seems, for a new edition, that China implements massive controls in Shanghai in the spring of 2020, second only to Wuhan.
I The 30-year-old is skeptical of China’s “zero COVID” policy, which includes trying to eradicate the virus.
I Part of what scares Hesbignon the most is being sent to an isolation camp, vaccinated.
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