Friend in Wuhan reported the following:
>Parents turned away by hospital, both his mother and father were taken by PRC military and loaded onto trucks, not told where they were being taken.
>When he asked too many questions the police were involved by the men escorting patients to the truck loading area, told to leave things alone, go home and stop asking questions
>People in the building opposite him are complaining of bad smells, they believe many families who were told to self-quarantine are now possibly dead in their apartments
>All landlines have no dial tone, his aussie cell phone works with roaming enabled but cannot get even 3g data now.
>5pm-9pm yesterday the city was doused in powder by PRC air force, disinfectant - used also in shanghai
>He has been watching people from his window, panic has set in because even relativily young are now dropping over even in his street.
>Had small council with families in his building, some are still not taking it seriously but those who attended are
>No word from any who were taken last night before the powder drops, local party members either not in wuhan because they left before the lockdown or are locked away not saying anything.
>Trains have arrived with fresh medical staff, one family has a son that was a doctor at wuhans 2nd largest hospital who is now on a ventilator.
>Army with full haz masks are using stretchers to evac buildings near the seafood market, trucks are lined up down the street and constantly sending people north.
>Friend called me, he is sobbing and saying he doesn't think he will ever come back, said his goodbyes. Nobody can leave the building now, shots are ringing out as people try to escape but the army is blocking everyone in an 8mi radius of the seafood market.
>Military was firing gas cannisters (think tear gas) into buildings around the seafood market hence the shot sounds