COVID measures tightened in parts of Meilin Subdistrict

Writer: Zhang Yu  |  Editor: Liu Minxia  |  From: Shenzhen Daily  |  Updated: 2022-09-09

Futian District decided to tighten COVID-19 measures in parts of Meilin Subdistrict between Thursday and Saturday in response to the current COVID situation, according to a notice issued by the district's COVID prevention and control headquarters Thursday.

The control measures would be implemented in the area bounded by Beihuan Boulevard’s auxiliary road, Xinzhou, Meihua, Meili and Meilin roads, Xiameilin 1st Street, Xiameilin 2nd Street, the south wall of the Songde Huayuan housing compound, the north mountain side of Xiameilin 1st Street and Xiameilin 1st Street, as well as residential compounds including Gaodayuan, Songde Huayuan, Songde Guoji and Shangshuyuan.

For three days, the areas’ residents are required to stay at home except for picking up daily necessities, throwing garbage and seeking emergency medical treatment, the notice said.

All residents must take a nucleic acid test daily. Nucleic acid testing service would be offered at homes.

All business premises and stores in the areas are ordered to close temporarily, and bus and Metro services in the areas are suspended.

For those who are obliged to take nucleic acid tests but refuse to do so and are suspected of violating the city’s emergency regulation on public health emergencies, the public security authority shall order them to make immediate corrections, according to the notice.

Those who violate the law on penalties for administration of public security shall be given a warning, fine or detention. Whoever causes the spread of the virus or is in serious danger of spreading the virus, or even constitutes a crime of hindering the prevention and control of infectious diseases, shall be held criminally liable according to law.

In another development, Longhua District lifted the temporary COVID control measures and resumed production in Minzhi and Longhua subdistricts Thursday. Previously, the subdistricts’ residents were requested to work from home.

However, indoor recreational venues and offline training institutions in the subdistricts continue to suspend services, while catering businesses are allowed to operate at 50% capacity for dine-in service.