Beijing, Other Major China Cities Deserted As COVID Surges Again

Streets in such major Chinese cities as Beijing were quiet Sunday as residents sheltered in place to protect themselves from a new surge in COVID-19 cases.

  • China, were COVID was first detected in late-2019, is amid the first of at least three expected waves of COVID cases this winter, the country’s chief epidemiologist says.
  • One of the likely waves will follow residents returning en masse to their home areas for the Lunar New Year holiday next month.
  • Residents appear to be self isolating, considering the Chinese community government ended most of its zero-COVID tolerance policies amid unprecedented public protests.
  • The country has reported zero COVID-related deaths since the lifting of the restrictions that also included no more mass testing, which has cast doubt about the reportedly no deaths.
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