China mandates coronavirus tests for key public workers leaving Wuhan

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China ordered on Saturday that anyone in Wuhan working in certain service-related jobs must take a coronavirus test if they want to leave the city. The order comes after the central city, where the coronavirus emerged late last year, lifted a 70-day lockdown that all but ended the epidemic there. People in Wuhan work in nursing, education, […]

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China's Wuhan, where the coronavirus emerged, begins to lift its lockdown

WUHAN, China (Reuters) – The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, began lifting a two-month lockdown on Saturday by restarting some metro services and reopening borders, allowing some semblance of normality to return and families to reunite. After being cut-off from the rest of the country for two months, the reopening of Wuhan, where the epidemic […]

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One fifth of American companies in China back to normal operations: Survey

BEIJING (REUTERS) – More than one fifth of American companies in China are back to normal operations after widespread disruptions caused by the coronavirus epidemic, a survey showed on Wednesday (March 25). Nearly a quarter of the respondents to the survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in China said they expected a return to normal operations by the end […]

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Snooker: World championship postponed over coronavirus

LONDON (REUTERS) – The World Snooker Championship in Sheffield became the latest staple of the British sporting diet to be postponed on Friday (March 20) because of the coronavirus pandemic. The 17-day season-ending showpiece, scheduled for April 18 to May 4 at the Crucible Theatre, will be re-arranged for July or August, according to the World Professional Billiards and Snooker […]

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