“It’s definitely inconvenient. I don’t know when things will improve,” says one deliveryman despairingly.
With the outbreak deemed under control, rules in Wuhan have been eased to allow people to enter the city, although many communities still restrict residents coming in and out and they cannot leave the city until April 8.
But Wang, who is attempting to hold a conversation on a street corner with a friend on the other side of one divide, accepts the barricades as a necessary evil.
“I think they will stay for some time because it’s still not too safe,” she says.
PICTURES BY NOEL CELIS/afp