Shanghai’s quarantine policy has been criticized for separating children from parents and putting asymptomatic cases among those with symptoms.
A new temporary area had opened a 1,000-bed section for treating parents and children, the Shanghai Children Medical Center said on its social media account, but it was not clear if the new section indicated a wider change of policy law.
As a growing number of members of the public shared comments and videos across social media expressing frustration with the lockdown, authorities showed no sign of relenting.
Why they did not comment on Tuesday on the uproar over children being separated from their parents but on Monday she insisted that positive children had to be kept apart.
Shanghai residents organized an online petition calling for asymptomatic children to be allowed to isolate at home
As Shanghai’s epidemic prevention and control is at the most difficult and most critical stage, an official with the municipal health commission, told a briefing.
“They must adjust to the general policy of dynamic clearance without any errors
At least 38,000 residence have been deployed to Shanghai from other regions in what state media has described as the biggest nationwide medical operation since the shutdown of the city of Wuhan in early 2020 after the first known coronavirus outbreak there.