On Wednesday, the lockdown on Wuhan, ground-zero for the global coronavirus pandemic, ended. People are now allowed to come and go from the city, but the government is still controlling the movements of Wuhan’s 11 million residents.
“We cannot just relax and lay back,” Lei Jiao, a Wuhan resident, said.
Every building complex and neighborhood has a checkpoint where community and government workers scan people’s health code — a designation that classifies people based on their risk factors, such as contact with contaminated people or whether they have a fever.
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