Authorities in China Lift Travel Ban Set in Wuhan Due to Coronavirus

TRAVEL BAN – The authorities lifted the travel restrictions set in Wuhan City, the epicenter of coronavirus in China.

The coronavirus or COVID-19 which is a pandemic now was first recorded in China, specifically in Wuhan City in the province of Hubei. It lodged an outbreak which led the authorities to put the city under a lockdown.

Travel restrictions were implemented as China continue to record increasing cases of COVID-19 for several weeks. In totality, over 81,000 people in China were infected by the disease. The death toll is over 3,300.

Travel Ban Coronavirus Wuhan Lifted
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Currently, China is already recovering from the outbreak of coronavirus. Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, the authorities have already lifted the travel ban in Wuhan City, the epicenter of COVID-19 in China.

The travel ban has prevented people from leaving Wuhan for more than two (2) months. According to the report, now that the travel restrictions are lifted, thousands of people left the city.

Yao, a 21-year-old man, expressed that “Wuhan people have paid a big price” and they are all happy now that the restrictions have been lifted. He is returning to his job in a restaurant in Shanghai.

While China is already recovering, several countries across the globe are on a huge battle against COVID-19 outbreak. Among these are Italy and the United States which now have the highest coronavirus cases and record hundreds of deaths daily.

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