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Wuhan, Hubei to lift lockdown, signaling China's win over COVID-19

Starting from March 25, cities outside Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, will lift the travel restrictions to other cities and resume normal transportation, local authority said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 13:51:42

China disposes of 182,000 tonnes of medical waste amid COVID-19 outbreak

China has disposed of 182,000 tonnes of medical waste since late January amid the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), according to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/24 13:35:53

Epidemic control measures help company locate 'ghost employees'

A private company in Kunshan, East China's Jiangsu Province, discovered more than 20 "ghost employees" when it was checking 180 workers' personal information and whereabouts before applying to the local public security department for permission to resume production as COVID-19 epidemic is fading away.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 13:12:09

Wuhan to lift restrictions on outbound travelers

The Hubei Health Commission announced on Tuesday that residents in the central Chinese city of Wuhan would be allowed to travel outside the city starting April 8 in a bid to resume the outbound movement of people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 13:08:29

Wuhan to lift lockdown on April 8

Starting from April 8, Wuhan will lift its road blockades and resume movement of traffic and personnel in a timely manner.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 13:07:55

China's Hubei Province except Wuhan to lift outbound traffic control starting Wed

Starting from March 25, cities outside Wuhan will lift the travel restrictions to other cities and resume normal transportation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 13:06:09

Beijing adopts full quarantine and testing for inbound travelers

All people entering Beijing from overseas are requested to undergo quarantine for medical observations and take nucleic acid tests starting from Wednesday, the city said on Tuesday, responding to the increasing number of imported cases of the COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 12:53:40

China sends new group of remote sensing satellites into space

China successfully sent a group of remote sensing Yaogan-30 satellites into space on Tuesday from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 12:26:26

Amended Regulations on Administration of Distant Water Fishery Released by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People's Republic of China

The newly amended Regulations on the Administration of Distant Water Fishery ("Regulations") have been approved after deliberation by the Executive Meeting of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People's Republic of China.
Source: | 2020/3/24 11:17:26

Wuhan doctor's infection ends five-day streak of zero new cases in city

The one confirmed case reported in Wuhan is a doctor from the Hubei People's Hospital. The doctor might be infected in the hospital. The case broke the five-day streak of zero new infection in the city.
Source: | 2020/3/24 10:21:20

Beijing and Shanghai report new local transmission from imported COVID-19 cases

Shanghai and Beijing reported one new locally transmitted COVID-19 case on Monday, respectively. It is the second and third local transmission of its kind, following one other case in Guangdong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 10:03:40

All overseas travelers to Beijing to be quarantined, tested for COVID-19

From Wednesday, all people entering Beijing from overseas will be quarantined at designated facilities and will be tested for COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/24 9:43:30

Italy expects 210,000 COVID-19 infections by mid-April: research team

Italy is likely to see 210,000 coronavirus (COVID-19) infections by mid-April, said a research team at China's Tsinghua University, emphasizing the country's infection rate could taper later than the date if it doesn't improve quarantine measures, or continues to neglect patients and suspected carriers.
Source: | 2020/3/24 3:38:59

'Zero growth' not 'risk-free'

It would be medically normal to see setbacks and report new cases of infection in Wuhan and Hubei Province, which have recorded zero new infections for five consecutive days, experts said, and encouraged the public to tolerate such case instead of blindly pursuing a quick elimination of new cases which may put too much pressure on local officials.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/23 22:33:41

US virus cases to surpass China in April: experts

The COVID-19 epidemic in the US is worsening sharply as the federal government approved major disaster declarations for New York, California and Washington states, and the situation in Washington DC worsened, with local police shutting down streets to stop mass gatherings.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/23 23:48:40

Loopholes may lead to China's 2nd wave of viral outbreaks

Loopholes in screening processes at customs and inadequate quarantine measures upon entry into Chinese cities as well as a high proportion of asymptomatic cases are making a second wave of novel coronavirus outbreak highly likely, even inevitable, as the global pandemic continues to worsen. After a new local transmitted case in southern China was reported - the first of its kind exposing loopholes in prevention work in some Chinese cities, the central government's leading work department came up with a new strategy on Monday for preventing imported cases as well as a possible rebound, in spite of domestic transmission being tamed.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/23 23:43:40

Bureaucracy can kill like a virus: official

Ye Qing, a deputy director of the Statistics Bureau of Central China's Hubei Province, has been recording the stories in Wuhan for 60 consecutive days since the city began to lock down on January 23.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/23 23:38:40

Teenager detained after trying to break through COVID-19 checkpoint

A 15-year-old teenager in East China's Shandong Province was detained after he beat a checkpoint employee death, after he attempted to break through the checkpoint for COVID-19 prevention.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/23 23:03:40