On June 2, Fangchenggang City, Guang Xi Zhuang Autonomous Region published a public announcement. It stated that any COVID patient who sneaks into China or anyone who organizes or transports known COVID patients into China, and endangers the public safety, can be sentenced to the death penalty, to a fine, or to confiscation of property.
People questioned whether a local government has the authority to decide on the death penalty. The authorities removed the announcement on June 3.
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Source: Epoch Times, June 4, 2022