Capital controls, curfews, limiting citizens movement. All pretty Orwellian. If this real life experiment was written as a fiction and published a year ago, how many people would have said "that can't happen 'here'"? Not only is it happening, a good portion of the population is demanding it.
"Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)