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Shijiazhuang Residents Cheer From Balconies as City Enters Second Week of Lockdown

Quarantined residents in the city of Shijiazhuang, China cheered each other on from their balconies on Thursday, January 14, after authorities tightened coronavirus restrictions in the region.

This video uploaded to Weibo, shows residents of high rise apartments screaming “Come on Shijiazhuang”, while others flash lights and lasers across the buildings.

The city of 11 million people has been in lockdown since January 7 after a spike in new COVID-19 infections at the start of January 2021. Credit: Bebe via Storyful