Excellent news: China to lift Wuhan lockdown on April 8Christian Fernsby ▼ | March 24, 2020
Chinese authorities will lift the months-long lockdown in the city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus originated, on April 8, local media reported on Tuesday.
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Authorities had put the city of 11 million under lockdown on Jan. 23 in order to stem the spread of COVID-19, which killed nearly 3,300 people and infected over 81,000 in mainland China.
The decision comes after the city reported no new indigenous infection in the last five days. However, a new positive case was reported in the city on Tuesday. ■