Temperature checkpoints and posters telling workers to keep more than a metre apart at Japanese automaker Honda Motor’s reopened plant in the Chinese city of Wuhan show how the coronavirus has created a new normal on the factory floor.
The Wuhan lockdown was one of the severest. But the strict imposition of restrictions has paid off. It also signals that social distancing and staying away from crowded places is the formula that yields results.
Trump and other administration officials claim that the virus, which many scientists say originally came from a bat, emerged from a Chinese government laboratory in Wuhan.
Contradicting the current occupant of the White House Donald Trump who claims it was made in a Chinese laboratory in Wuhan, China, McKie argues it evolved naturally from bats which have powerful immune systems and was transferred to another animal species.
Zall endured a turbulent 104 days on the road, including being stranded in Spain, because Wuhan was sealed off in January when the virus killed and infected thousands there.
China's National Health Commission reported 27 new confirmed coronavirus cases on April 17, up from 26 the day earlier, according to data published on Saturday.
Weddings, birthdays and celebrations have been cancelled around the world because of the coronavirus pandemic but in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the virus first appeared, they are finally resuming as authorities relax a strict lockdown.
Wuhan Zall were given a guard of honour on the way to victory and medical staff from the city were applauded as Chinese football made a poignant return on Saturday following a long delay because of coronavirus.
"Each district should make plans and arrangements to conduct nucleic acid tests on the entire population in its jurisdiction within a 10-day time limit," the notice said, although it was unclear when testing would begin.