China to Lift Lockdown in Most of Coronavirus-Hit Hubei Province

The province's capital city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus was first detected in December, is to remain locked down until April 8.

  • Published 24 March 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities said Tuesday they will end a two-month lockdown of most of coronavirus-hit Hubei province at midnight, as domestic cases of what has become a global pandemic subside. People with a clean bill of health will be allowed to leave, the provincial government said, easing restrictions on movement that were unprecedented in scale. The city of Wuhan, where the virus was first detected in December, is to remain locked down until… Read at AP News