Chinese tourist sites packed as country comes out of Covid-19 lock down for Qing Ming Festival (Photos/Video)

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Thousands of Chinese people stormed popular tourist sites and major cities across China over the three-day Qing Ming Festival holiday, despite warnings from health officials that the Coronavirus pandemic isn’t over yet.

 

Images from the Huangshan also known as Yellow Mountains in Anhui province showed thousands of people jampacked together with many of them wearing face masks, as they struggle to experience outdoors after months of strict lockdown measures.

 

The photos were taken on Saturday, April 4.

 

Chinese tourist sites packed as country comes out of Coroavirus lockdown for Qing Ming Festival (Photos/Video)

 

According to the state media Global Times, people rushed to get into the popular tourist spot, that at 7.48 a.m., authorities issued a notice declaring that the park had reached its 20,000 people daily capacity, and would not be accepting any more visitors.

 

 

In Shanghai, the famous Bund waterfront was also crowded with shoppers and tourists. While at the capital Beijing, locals flocked to the city’s parks and open spaces.

 

Chinese tourist sites packed as country comes out of Coroavirus lockdown for Qing Ming Festival (Photos/Video)

 

The apparent normality comes three months after Coronavirus broke out from Wuhan city in China, infecting more than a million people around the world.

 

China is said to have defeated the disease after they claimed the rate of the infection has slowed significantly.

 

Chinese tourist sites packed as country comes out of Coroavirus lockdown for Qing Ming Festival (Photos/Video)

 

On Monday, China reported just 39 new cases, all but one of which were imported. To date, China has recorded 82,641 cases with 3,335 deaths from the disease.

 

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