Jinshan clarifies "staged" supermarket footage on news program
The Jinshan Multi-Media Center said that supermarket video footage that appeared on a CCTV news program was legitimate, instead of being staged as some netizens suspected.
The center, which provided the footage to China Central Television, said it was shot on Friday in a Jinshan supermarket. As lockdown had partly been lifted in the district, many people were in the market.
On Saturday, a CCTV news program showed a crowded supermarket with the caption "Shanghai sticks to dynamic zero-COVID policy, provides sufficient daily supplies."
Netizens suspected the customers in the supermarket were "extras," as most people were not allowed to leave their homes at the time.