/ 02 November 2022

Locked down at Disneyland


‘The happiest place on Earth’ is anything but after visitors to China’s Shanghai Disneyland resort have been locked in until they produce a negative COVID result. It’s the 2nd time in 12 months this has happened to visitors to the resort, and it follows other snap lockdowns that have caught people in inconvenient places, like the Foxconn factory – which makes iPhone. It’s all to do with China’s strict Zero COVID policy, and in Shanghai, 10 locally-transmitted cases on Saturday saw another lockdown imposed with little notice. Lockdowns are said to be affecting millions of people across 200 sites – and it continues to hit China’s economy hard. At least at Disneyland, they’re keeping the rides going for those stuck inside…

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