Shanghai Lockdown Stories:— chris pc (@chris__pc) May 11, 2022
Today I have a special Gate Pass, the official permit required to go out onto the streets.
Are supermarkets open?
Are doors covered with barriers?
Let's find out! pic.twitter.com/vT3DdiFnEY
From a much longer thread:
The sixth bank I stop at finally has an ATM in operation.— chris pc (@chris__pc) May 11, 2022
Dust coats the keyboard. Like it hasn't been used in a month.
Outside another testing station.
I see my first fenced in housing block, a large yellow plastic wall blocking the sidewalk. pic.twitter.com/U4M2DF3muF
Suddenly a dead end.— chris pc (@chris__pc) May 11, 2022
Someone has erected what looks like a construction fence in the middle of the road.
No choice, I have to turn around and find another way. pic.twitter.com/hLojnX4ihq
A fire truck passes by, one of the Japanese-style trucks they now like. Not as heavy as the American trucks, smaller than the German equipment, perfect for tight alleys.— chris pc (@chris__pc) May 11, 2022
Everyone is wearing the "DaBai", the big white hazmat suits. pic.twitter.com/lQfaqsbQ8K