Security personnel in protective suits stand outside a residential compound under lockdown on October 22 as outbreaks of Covid-19 continue in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Security personnel in protective suits stand outside a residential compound under lockdown on October 22 as outbreaks of Covid-19 continue in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Lijia Zhang
Opinion

Opinion

Lijia Zhang

How will China’s ‘zero-Covid’ policy affect public support for the government? It’s complicated

  • Chinese people have generally given the central and provincial governments high marks for their handling of the pandemic, but that is starting to shift
  • Frustration over persisting with the ‘zero-Covid’ policy is starting to show through, threatening to erode hard-earned public trust

Security personnel in protective suits stand outside a residential compound under lockdown on October 22 as outbreaks of Covid-19 continue in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Security personnel in protective suits stand outside a residential compound under lockdown on October 22 as outbreaks of Covid-19 continue in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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