China’s Grand Plan Hits Covid-19 Back, Tired of Lockdown!

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – The authorities of Shanghai, China announced that they have a roadmap to get out of the Covid-19 lockdown that has been running for the past 6 weeks.

The roadmap is said to be able to make activities return to normal. again on June 1. The roadmap or roadmap includes several things, namely;

Done In 3 Stages

First, movement restrictions will largely remain in place until May 21. Then if the number of daily infections continues to fall, from May 22 to May 31, activity will switch to the normalization phase. Then on June 1 the city of Shanghai will seek to reopen to full activity.

Transport Mode Re-Allowed

From May 16, taxis and private cars will be allowed to return to the streets in the outer districts, provided that some of those districts have reached a Covid 0 status. The district includes Jinshan, Fengxian, and several cities in the Pudong New Area.

In addition, starting May 22, bus and train services will also resume operations. At the same time, China’s rail operators are starting to gradually increase the number of trains arriving and departing, while airlines will also start increasing domestic flights.

General Activity Recovery

Many supermarkets, shops and pharmacies will reopen on May 16. Other places such as hair salons and vegetable markets will also gradually be allowed to accept visitors. Even so, places like cinemas, gyms, and cultural venues like museums should remain closed for now.

In addition, schools will reopen gradually, prioritizing students who will soon take the college and high school entrance exams.

Some parks in Shanghai suburban districts such as Fengxian also reopened on May 16 by limiting visitors at 50% of capacity and requiring a negative PCR test to be taken within the last 48 hours.

The Shanghai authorities have also published two white lists of nearly 2,000 companies that are prioritized to continue their activities. This is done in order to restart work to expand the scale of factory reopening. However, companies outside of manufacturing will continue to apply WFH.

Always Ready with Covid Test

Residents have been told to prepare for frequent COVID tests and more intense monitoring once they are out of lockdown. More than 9,000 PCR test stations have been set up in Shanghai, and residents will be required to produce a negative test taken within 48 hours of entering public places such as metro stations.

To note, the lockdown in China itself has indeed angered the population, because it has an impact on the slowdown of the country’s economic activity. Most people are prohibited from leaving their homes except for emergency medical care or to buy daily necessities. Shopping malls, restaurants and most businesses also remain closed.

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