China does not want to leave anything to chance before the Olympic Winter Games in Beijing (February 4th – 20th). With all your might you want to prevent the games from becoming a corona cluster. The authorities in Beijing even warn citizens not to help in traffic accidents. Due to the strict Corona requirements, no vehicle should be helped during the Winter Olympics if it has been involved in an accident. As Beijing’s traffic management office announced on Weibo (a Twitter-like medium), in the event of traffic accidents with special vehicles for the Winter Olympics, one should keep the necessary safe distance.
“Do not make any contact with the vehicles or the personnel in them and wait for specialists to arrive at the scene of the accident,” the official statement said. The Olympic Winter Games will take place in a “closed loop”. This is also reported by the “Spiegel.” This means that all employees, volunteers, cooks or cleaners are shielded from the outside world for weeks.
In order not to take any risks before the Winter Games, China has even cordoned off individual areas and cities. In the coming weeks, 3,000 athletes and media representatives from all over the world will arrive in China to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Participants will remain in a protected zone until the end. The following applies: Everyone who arrives must either be vaccinated or be in quarantine for 21 days. In addition, daily tests are carried out and a face mask must be worn.