A Beijing resident who posted on Weibo about being required to wear an electronic wristband during coronavirus quarantine said he did not believe his residential community could ensure that his data and information were safe. Photo: Weibo
A Beijing resident who posted on Weibo about being required to wear an electronic wristband during coronavirus quarantine said he did not believe his residential community could ensure that his data and information were safe. Photo: Weibo

Covid-19: Beijing compound staff meet backlash after demanding quarantined residents wear wristband monitor

  • ‘Same as an electronic shackle’: resident reports disquiet after being ordered to wear wristband that monitors body temperature and potentially tracks movement
  • China’s National Health Commission has repeatedly prohibited local governments from imposing excessive pandemic prevention measures

A Beijing resident who posted on Weibo about being required to wear an electronic wristband during coronavirus quarantine said he did not believe his residential community could ensure that his data and information were safe. Photo: Weibo
A Beijing resident who posted on Weibo about being required to wear an electronic wristband during coronavirus quarantine said he did not believe his residential community could ensure that his data and information were safe. Photo: Weibo
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