KZN’s Demi Brodie chilling story of life in a lockdown facility in China
An inside experience of extremely strict COVID-19 regulations in China.
Demi Brodie is from KwaZulu-Natal but has been teaching in Shanghai for a few years and is currently enduring one of the most intense lockdowns in history as China faces a spike in COVID-19 cases.
But what happens when you test positive for COVID-19 during these strict regulations? This is where things get very dark.
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Demi tested positive for COVID-19 and she was forced into a state-run lockdown facility.
She recounts this traumatic experience as the government continues to censor content, news and enforce policies that some say violate basic human rights.
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Hear Durbanite Demi Brodie’s chilling story of being held in an international government lockdown facility in China and check out her COVID-19 diary on Instagram.
Read more: China pushes ahead with zero Covid strategy despite public frustrations
According to AFP, China is pushing ahead with its zero Covid “magic weapon” strategy, despite rising economic costs and growing signs of public frustration in lockdown Shanghai.
Watch Shanghai residents under Covid lockdown protest the lack of food in the video below:
The “zero-COVID” strategy has led to economic hardship and disruption, particularly congested supply chains, with Shanghai struggling to provide fresh food to those confined at home and patients reporting difficulties accessing medical facilities. non-Covid medical care.
Speaking to AFP and ECR Newswatch, Joerg Wuttke, president of the EU Chamber of Commerce in China, told The Market NZZ that the priority was clear to officials.
“Mayors, regional elected officials, they all have only one metric right now: Zero Covid.”
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Main image attribution: Instagram/@DemiBrodie