Volunteers collect rubbish from quarantined households in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang. Photo: XinhuaVolunteers collect rubbish from quarantined households in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang. Photo: Xinhua
Volunteers collect rubbish from quarantined households in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang. Photo: Xinhua

Xinjiang starts to ease Covid-19 lockdown after surge in social media anger

  • Residents have been trapped in their homes for more than a month despite no new cases for past 10 days
  • Censored complaints mostly from Han Chinese, highlighting difficulties in assessing reports from largely Muslim region

Topic |   Weibo
Volunteers collect rubbish from quarantined households in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang. Photo: XinhuaVolunteers collect rubbish from quarantined households in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang. Photo: Xinhua
Volunteers collect rubbish from quarantined households in the Tianshan district of Urumqi in Xinjiang. Photo: Xinhua
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