On Saturday, health authorities in Shanghai ordered the IKEA branch to close after close contact with the site was traced.
Several videos have surfaced on social media showing panicked customers screaming and trying to squeeze the outside before closing the doors.
The city’s health authorities held a press conference on Sunday.
Zhao Dandan, deputy director of health authorities in Shanghai, said the warehouse and the affected area will be closely monitored. Incarcerated clients must undergo a two-day quarantine at the authorities’ premises and then a five-day ‘health watch’.
to me CNN The city’s health authorities reported six new cases of infection in Shanghai, five of which showed no symptoms.
Chinese communications consultants at IKEA confirmed to CNN that the store was supposed to reopen on Tuesday, after being closed for two days in accordance with government guidelines.
The lockdown was imposed under China’s strict zero strategy against corona infection. The strategy includes mass testing and mass quarantine, where Shanghai Earlier this year It has been closed for over two months.
Then the city’s 25 million residents were forced to stay home, as shops, factories, offices and parks were closed.
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