Shanghai announced the gradual reopening. And on June 1, the city of 26 million will resume normal operations. Up to now, lockdowns have remained in place in sev†eral communities in Shanghai.
According to a Da Ji Yuan report on May 26, in a community in Pudong, Shanghai, authorities required its residents to apply for a ‘Walking Pass’ card to go out of their homes.
One netizen posted an image of the so-called “Walking Pass” card on Weibo. The place written on the card is Shang Nan Er Cun Community in Pudong.
The “Walking Pass” card is limited to use in the residents’ streets only. It also requires residents to show their official health codes as well as a 48-hour valid nucleic acid result when entering or leaving the community. In addition, the card is only valid for two hours.
The limitations sparked heated discussions among netizens. Some expressed their anger by saying that one has lived in Shanghai the whole life to witness such ridiculous restrictions.
Previously, as Chinese media outlet, Sohu reported, in Shixin Community, on Fushan Road in Pudong, residents under lockdown for weeks finally got the chance to go out. Ironically, only 100 ‘Walking Pass’ cards were available for a merely 1,300 residents in the community.