8 April in China re-opened the entrances and exits to the city of Wuhan (Hubei province), which began the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, reported Xinhua.
Lock 11 million of the city lasted 11 weeks.
The Agency notes that at midnight on the exit points using toll roads in Wuhan was observed tube.
As soon as the city gradually in recent weeks have lifted the restrictive measures, on the streets of metropolis daily went about 400 thousand cars, said the traffic police. Aboutidesa that from 8 April, the number of cars on the streets of Wuhan will increase to 1.8 million
In addition, the city has resumed train station and the international airport Wuhan Tianhe. On April 8, 276 train scheduled flights and 200 flights from Wuhan.
Assessment of the authorities, only by rail city April 8, will leave about 55 thousand people.
Over the past two weeks in Wuhan opened most grocery stores and supermarkets, the streets became more people, the newspaper reported the South China Morning Post. At the same time, kindergartens and educational institutions remain closed, said channel CGTN.
Lockdown Wuhan was introduced on January 23. To curb the spread of infection, the authorities forbade the inhabitants to leave the city without urgent need.
Wuhan was opened exactly two weeks after the authorities cancelled a lock, Hubei province.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in Wuhan in December 2019. ToChina government in January imposed strict quarantine measures, 13 cities in Hubei province was effectively blocked. In March, restrictions began to take off.
7 April in China for the first time since January did not record a single fatality from COVID-19. In recent days there died two persons. Thus, the total number of confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus in China is 81 802, of whom 3333 were fatal, reported the national Committee of health of the PRC at midnight on 8 April. In Wuhan, the largest in the country, the number of patients and deaths from COVID-19 – 008 50 and 2572, respectively.
The world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world surpassed 1.4 million people, including more than 301 thousand recovered and 82 145 died. China now ranks sixth in the world in the number of infected and seventh according to number of deaths.
American intelligence believes that China is hiding the extent of infection by the coronavirus.