Wuhan’s first day of lifting the blockade

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Wuhan lights up to celebrate lifting the blockade

At 0:00 on April 8, when Wuhan lifted the blockade, high-rise buildings in the city simultaneously performed light shows to recreate the efforts that the government and people had gone through for 76 days.

Wuhan's first day of lifting the blockade

Passengers wearing protective clothing move through Wuhan Tianhe International Airport on April 8.

Thousands of Chinese people have flocked to the airport, train stations, and roads to leave Wuhan today, after more than two months of the city being isolated since January 23.

Passengers wearing protective clothing move through Wuhan Tianhe International Airport on April 8.

Thousands of Chinese people have flocked to the airport, train stations, and roads to leave Wuhan today, after more than two months of the city being isolated since January 23.

Wuhan's first day of lifting the blockade

An employee sprays disinfectant at Tianhe airport.

Epidemic prevention measures such as wearing masks, checking body temperature and limiting contact will still be applied in Wuhan, the locality that accounts for the majority of China’s nCoV infections and deaths.

An employee sprays disinfectant at Tianhe airport.

Epidemic prevention measures such as wearing masks, checking body temperature and limiting contact will still be applied in Wuhan, the locality that accounts for the majority of China’s nCoV infections and deaths.

Wuhan's first day of lifting the blockade

Passengers wearing masks have been waiting in line to enter the gate of Wuchang station since dawn on April 8.

Loudspeakers at the station continuously remind passengers about quarantine measures, such as keeping a safe distance and wearing masks.

Passengers wearing masks have been waiting in line to enter the gate of Wuchang station since dawn on April 8.

Loudspeakers at the station continuously remind passengers about quarantine measures, such as keeping a safe distance and wearing masks.

Wuhan's first day of lifting the blockade

A boy and his mother waited outside Hankou Station in the city center this morning.

Luo Ping, a quarantine official in Wuhan, said lifting the blockade is a `comprehensive restart` of the city’s socioeconomic activities.

`As soon as production and business resume, the movement of people will increase the risk of cross-infection from large gatherings. Some people let their guard down and do not wear masks when going out,` Luo

A boy and his mother waited outside Hankou Station in the city center this morning.

Luo Ping, a quarantine official in Wuhan, said lifting the blockade is a `comprehensive restart` of the city’s socioeconomic activities.

`As soon as production and business resume, the movement of people will increase the risk of cross-infection from large gatherings. Some people let their guard down and do not wear masks when going out,` Luo

Wuhan's first day of lifting the blockade

Inside Hankou station, staff wearing protective gear sit in front of a screen to control passengers’ body temperatures.

Wang Qi, a Wuhan high-speed rail employee, said he and his colleagues had been preparing for weeks before the city lifted its blockade.

`We disinfected, maintained equipment, inspected the train several times a day to ensure everything went smoothly on April 8, when the first train left Wuhan in two months,` Wang said.

China on April 7 for the first time recorded no additional deaths from nCoV in 24 hours since the pandemic broke out.

Inside Hankou station, staff wearing protective gear sit in front of a screen to control passengers’ body temperatures.

Wang Qi, a Wuhan high-speed rail employee, said he and his colleagues had been preparing for weeks before the city lifted its blockade.

`We disinfected, maintained equipment, inspected the train several times a day to ensure everything went smoothly on April 8, when the first train left Wuhan in two months,` Wang said.

China on April 7 for the first time recorded no additional deaths from nCoV in 24 hours since the pandemic broke out.

55,000 people took the train to leave Wuhan

View of Wuhan railway station on the morning of April 8.

230 high-speed trains will depart from Wuhan today, equivalent to 30% of the normal number of trains, because `the epidemic is still at risk and has not completely disappeared`.

A long line of cars lined up waiting to pass a road toll station in Wuhan on April 8.

The local government announced that starting from 0:00 on April 8, Wuhan will remove 75 entry and exit checkpoints from the city, resume normal operation of 15 major traffic checkpoints, and continue to conduct personal inspections.

A long line of cars lined up waiting to pass a road toll station in Wuhan on April 8.

The local government announced that starting from 0:00 on April 8, Wuhan will remove 75 entry and exit checkpoints from the city, resume normal operation of 15 major traffic checkpoints, and continue to conduct personal inspections.

People wearing masks go for haircuts in Wuhan on April 7.

Before Wuhan lifted its blockade, normal life began to return to the city.

People wearing masks go for haircuts in Wuhan on April 7.

Before Wuhan lifted its blockade, normal life began to return to the city.

People go to the market in Wuhan on April 6.

Hou, 30 years old, a Wuhan resident, said he was surprised to see many people on the street on April 6.

Many Wuhan residents will return to work today, but Hou’s husband’s company told employees to continue staying at home for another week, because of concerns that many people infected with nCoV are asymptomatic.

People go to the market in Wuhan on April 6.

Hou, 30 years old, a Wuhan resident, said he was surprised to see many people on the street on April 6.

Many Wuhan residents will return to work today, but Hou’s husband’s company told employees to continue staying at home for another week, because of concerns that many people infected with nCoV are asymptomatic.

Hong Hanh (According to Global Times, CNN)

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