A near-empty road during a lockdown due to Covid-19 in Shanghai, May 18, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
A near-empty road during a lockdown due to Covid-19 in Shanghai, May 18, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
Shanghai

Reporter’s diary: in the seventh straight week of Shanghai’s lockdown, it feels like I’m living in a parallel universe

  • A new ‘quiet period’ notice popped into my message box, ordering all residents in my residential compound to stay inside unless they are taking a nucleic acid test
  • Under lockdown, we have become more creative when it comes to using tech tools to entertain ourselves and connect with friends

A near-empty road during a lockdown due to Covid-19 in Shanghai, May 18, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
A near-empty road during a lockdown due to Covid-19 in Shanghai, May 18, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg
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