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| Shanghai Lockdown To Be Lifted Soon?


Spring has already arrived in Shanghai. But many of us cannot enjoy the beautiful weather outside, yet. The good news is some compounds and streets are going to be released these days.

The rest of us just need to wait a little more until Shanghai is fully open again. 




Is your compound going to get released soon? If not, find out how long you have to stay in quarantine


Spoiler alert: It depends on whether you have yng in your living area..


1-Minute Chinese



Watch the teacher Wan losh talk about the lockdown release rules in Shanghai living areas in this week's video



New Vocab



It's common in the Chinese language to replace some harsh, serious words with their 'milder' equivalents. In the same way, (yng), "positive" is a serious word - so people online found a way to avoid it by using a homonym (yng), "sheep/goat". And in the century of emojis, quickly became !


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yng (xng)

a positive case


yng

sheep


jifng



To find out when your compound is getting released, check if there's a positive case . Find out how it works in different living areas


01. BUILDING





/,14

Rgu n de lu yu "yng", xyo zi ji gl shs tin.

If theres a case in your building, youll have to stay in quarantine for 14 days.



02. COMPOUND 




/,7

Rgu n de xioq yu "yng", xyo zi ji gl q tin.

If theres a case in your compound, youll have to stay in quarantine for 7 days.



03. STREET





/,7

Rgu n de jido yu "yng", xyo zi ji gl q tin. Bgu ky xilu liwn huzh ligu.

If theres a case in your street, youll have to stay in quarantine for 7 days.

But you still can take a walk or walk your dog near your building.


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How have you been during the quarantine in Shanghai?


Have you won your qingci fight? Or maybe you were one of the volunteers and helped out your community? Share your lockdown experience with us


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