COVID testing on animal and fish performed in China

After footage of the Xiamen government’s aquatic animal testing became viral, it’s the turn of forest animal testing.

On August 22, a video on the Facebook platform showed cows lining up for nucleic acid testing. (00:00 – 00:22)

This footage follows the marine animals’ acid nucleic testing requested by the Jimei government, Xiamen city, Fujian province, on August 16. The aquatic animals tested include fish, crabs, and shrimp. The online notification requires that testing must be carried out once a day during the operation of fishermen. 

People and fishing goods would be inspected alike. Daily economic news media cited an official from Xiamen Ocean Development Bureau, “at present, all employees in Xiamen City need nucleic acid, and nucleic acid is also required for fishing.”

The aquatic animal testing footage became viral on the internet (00:00 – 00:37)

Acid nucleic testing via robot and machines

While officers are testing animals in China, robots and machines are testing people. 

On August 22, footage on Facebook showed that a lady is being tested using a machine with a camera. The officer in the footage grabbed the lady’s head, asked for her mouth to open, and followed the machine and officer’s instructions. (00:00 – 00:17)

On the same day, Chinese NetEase media published footage of a Nucleic acid detection robot that tests in 15 seconds. (00:00 – 00:13)

On June 7, the ‘Robot lecture hall’ account on the Baidu platform reported this robot business opportunity was said to bring a billion-dollar market, while the monthly cost limit of testing is $18 billion, nearly $212 billion per year.

Camera networks pillars monitoring streets

On August 22, images posted on Facebook showed a street in Zhouqu County, Gansu Province, with pillars of multi-directional surveillance camera network every several meters. (00:00 – 00:29)

Recently, many surveillance camera networks appeared on Chinese streets and residents exposed them online. 

According to the ‘Wheel News’ account on the Eclicks platform in May, those camera networks were helpful tools for enforcing traffic laws because it deters many people from breaking the rules.

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