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China lowers the level of alert in Hubei province and reopens the Great Wall of China

May 1, 2020

The Chinese province of Hubei, the origin of the global coronavirus pandemic, will lower its alert levels as of Saturday as part of an increasing normalization of activities in China, which has also enabled reopening of emblematic monuments such as the city on Friday great wall of china.

The deputy governor of Hubei, Yang Yunyan, announced at a press conference that the alert level will drop to the second highest level. The province has not registered a new positive for COVID-19 since April 4 and has been without active cases since Sunday, reports the Xinhua agency.

The Asian giant, which has confirmed only 12 cases of corona viruses across the country this Friday, six of which have been imported, has already approved the reopening of parks and museums, albeit to a limited extent, with reservations over the Internet and limited capacity.

China lowers the level of alert in Hubei province and reopens the Great Wall of ChinaChina lowers the level of alert in Hubei province and reopens the Great Wall of China

Enclaves reopened this Friday include the Forbidden City in Beijing, which allows only 5,000 visitors a day instead of the usual 80,000, and the Great Wall of China. According to the DPA, city parks have reduced their capacity to 30 percent after installing temperature detectors at the entrance.

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