Shenzhen’s busiest shopping street closed due to COVID-19 epidemic


The COVID-19 epidemic in Guangdong continues to worsen. The Epoch Times learned that one of the busiest commercial streets in Shenzhen’s megacities was closed due to an infection. Meanwhile, in the provincial capital of Guangzhou, food and drug shortages have been reported in closed areas.

June 2, Post In China’s social media, the case of COVID-19 at the Hakuba clothing wholesale market in Luohu District, Shenzhen was widespread. The customer was a visitor from Guangzhou. This closed the main commercial street of the East Gate Pedestrian Mall, where the clothing market is located.

The owner of the East Gate Pedestrian Mall has a lot of visitors to the Epoch Times and the shopping street, now all the shops on the street need to be closed and all customers need to be inspected for COVID-19 I was told.

The Epoch Times got a video showing the closed shopping street.

June 2, Shenzhen report Two more locally infected cases increased the number of official case reports to 15 and 16 local cases. report In Guangzhou, we have increased the number of official case reports to 58. These numbers do not include asymptomatic cases.

The actual number of infected people in China and the true scale of the pandemic remain unknown. Massive blockades and inspections have raised many residents to doubt officially reported numbers of infections, given the history of China’s communist regime’s disrespect and concealment of the crisis.

Netizens Posted His friend in Guangzhou said that many cases in Guangzhou have not been officially reported, but the situation is more serious than locals have admitted that the city and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) are semi-blocked. Central authorities (who said on Twitter that they could find out) sent a special epidemic team to visit Guangdong on May 30.

On June 2, 38 areas of Guangzhou were closed and outings were restricted.

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A child undergoing a COVID-19 test in Guangzhou, southern Guangdong Province, China, on May 30, 2021. (AFP via Getty Images)

Some people question the effectiveness of the Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine against the variants reported in outbreak cases.

According to the Chinese State mediaAs of May 31, 10.11 million people received the first vaccine in 15.3 million cities, and an additional 3.25 million people received two full doses of the vaccine.

Shenzhen Municipal Health Commission staff told the Epoch Times on May 25 that Shenzhen citizens were receiving Chinese-made coronavac and synofarm vaccines. They, like non-Chinese vaccines, vaccines. The inoculation did not guarantee complete protection from COVID-19, he said. They declined to comment on the efficacy of the Chinese vaccine against the COVID-19 variant.

Takafuku, director of the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Said A recent outbreak that the vaccine is used to prevent serious symptoms and death, not to prevent infection. He previously needed a third dose of a Chinese vaccine to increase its effectiveness. He also suggested mixing vaccines of different technologies, such as inactivated virus vaccines and mRNA vaccines.

Shortage of food and medicine

On June 2, many posts were spread on social media about the turmoil and difficulties facing citizens in the blocked area. Guangzhou..

Residents of Jushucun, Li Bay Area, told The Epoch Times on June 2 that they had not been notified until the village was suddenly closed on May 28. Six days have passed and there is a significant shortage of baby foods, medicines and infant formula.

Zhao Li (also known as) said all stores in the village were out of stock and could not ship. People can only buy overpriced food packages provided by the CCP Village Committee.

Villagers in the ten states told social media, “So far, 90% of us have not received so-called free food and supplies provided by the authorities. Currently, village committees are setting prices for food rations. Many people trapped here can’t afford to buy expensive vegetables as they’re starting to ration. Lunch boxes that used to cost 15 yuan ($ 2.3) are now priced at 60 yuan ($ 9.2). ..

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Expensive food distribution provided by the China Communist Party Hainan Village Commission in San Francisco Bay Area, Guangzhou, June 2, 2021 (provided to The Epoch Times)

Another villager in Jush, Wang Hua (also known as), told The Epoch Times that CCP village officials have not effectively arranged food supplies for the community. She said, “They just lock us in here and don’t care if we’re alive or dead. Many non-cooking residents aren’t ready for anything. , Now I survive only with porridge and light meals. “

She said, “One year after the fight against the plague, I didn’t stockpile much because I thought the country wouldn’t be in a situation where I had nothing to eat. But the supermarkets and food markets were all closed. And no one told me where I could buy food and how I could get the basic supplies. I can only rely on myself. “

The King revealed to the Epoch Times that drug shortages are another serious problem facing the blockade. She said her friend’s husband had an ulcer on his leg, was bloody, and needed urgent medical assistance. They called emergency services, hospitals, pharmacies, and all other public authorities, but what I didn’t get any help. When they tried to buy the drug online, the order was canceled because delivery was not allowed in the closed area. They then posted to a social media group chat for help. Someone in the group showed similar symptoms and shared their medication with them.

Hong Ning, Xiao Lusheng, Gu Xiaohua, and Zhang Yujie contributed to this report.