Tag: dormitory

COVID-19 Spike in Shanghai Causes Hospitals to Suspend Services, Lockdown of Major Universities

The COVID-19 outbreak in China’s megacity Shanghai continues to spread in different parts of the city, causing major hospitals to suspend medical services since March 18. Major universities are also under lockdown. In one university, the virus continues to spread within. Students are panicking, criticizing the university for negligence and attracting wide attention. Xinhua Hospital…


At Least 4 Killed in Southern China Dormitory Collapse

BEIJING—At least four people have died in the partial collapse of a workers’ dormitory in the southern Chinese Province of Jiangxi, regime media report. Part of the six-story building in the Province’s Ganjiang New District tumbled down Monday evening, they said. The building housed workers who had originally worked at a pharmaceutical plant and most…


Orange Puts a Temporary Halt to Neighborhood Dorm Construction

City officials have put a halt to the dormitory-style construction projects plaguing neighborhoods in Orange, California. The Orange City Council unanimously passed an urgency ordinance prohibiting the addition of three or more bedrooms or bathrooms to qualifying residences. “[This] is the first of multiple fronts the city is opening to ensure the long-term stability of…