Chinese social media continues to spread videos revealing the plight of the people behind the giant internet wall.

Recently, an elderly man from Guangzhou seemed to lose control of his mind as he began demolishing a Covid test point. He was only partially dressed as he used a shovel and a machete to smash the equipment.

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The pandemic situation in Yaotai community, subdivision 5 Mineral Spring, Yuexiu district. The epidemic situation has made people want to go crazy.

Another video shows a woman standing inside a sealed door, and through a gap in the door, holding a bowl and chopsticks, she used it as a percussion instrument and sang a parody of begging for food. Her face didn’t show much emotion. Video caption “Lockdown on 8th day”.

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The brothers and sisters passing by the door, all of you have money, have a lot of money, please give me some (rice), just a little is enough.

In another area, a man loudly argues with pandemic control staff in white suits blocking the entrance. The young man is clearly agitated as he pushes over the police barricade, and his loss of control demonstrates how many Chinese people have been pushed to the limit.

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One man with a homemade swimming buoy made from 3 empty plastic bottles strapped to his back, can be seen in a river near a city. It is suggested he is either escaping from an epidemic control area or venturing out in search of food.

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People in China are becoming desperate as lockdowns continue

Chinese social media continues to spread videos revealing the plight of the people behind the giant internet wall.

Recently, an elderly man from Guangzhou seemed to lose control of his mind as he began demolishing a Covid test point. He was only partially dressed as he used a shovel and a machete to smash the equipment.

Another video shows a woman standing inside a sealed door, and through a gap in the door, holding a bowl and chopsticks, she used it as a percussion instrument and sang a parody of begging for food. Her face didn’t show much emotion. Video caption “Lockdown on 8th day”.

In another area, a man loudly argues with pandemic control staff in white suits blocking the entrance. The young man is clearly agitated as he pushes over the police barricade, and his loss of control demonstrates how many Chinese people have been pushed to the limit.

One man with a homemade swimming buoy made from 3 empty plastic bottles strapped to his back, can be seen in a river near a city. It is suggested he is either escaping from an epidemic control area or venturing out in search of food.

COVID appears to be with us for the long haul, and every country is learning how to live with it. Many videos like these have gone viral on social media and are familiar to Chinese people today. It shows a completely different China compared to the rest of the world.

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