Wuhan residents react to the city’s plan to test entire population | AFP

The Chinese city of Wuhan, original epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, plans to conduct tests on its entire population of 11 million people after new cases emerge for the first time in weeks. People on the streets and dancing on the banks of the Yangtze River consider the planned tests positive and reassuring.

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Wuhan’s dancing aunties and uncles take back the streets as lockdown lifted | AFP

As Wuhan eases its lockdown, older residents affectionately known as aunties or uncles are once again taking to public squares and dancing into the night in what has become a national pastime. of people square dancing on banks of Yangtze River in WuhanN°1QK6JJ

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Coronavirus: Wuhan seen from the air as lockdown lifted | AFP

Wuhan’s most famous landmark the Yellow Crane Tower remains closed to visitors as the global pandemic’s launchpad lifts its lockdown. The modern reconstruction overlooks the Yangtze River and is normally one of the city’s top tourist spots.

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China virus: Images of sunrise in Wuhan | AFP

Images of sunrise on Wednesday across the Yangtze River in Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of a deadly virus outbreak. The number of people confirmed to be infected in China’s viral outbreak soared to 5,974 on Wednesday, with the death toll rising by 26, IMAGES

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Fierce fire & black smoke at sea after oil tanker explodes & sinks off Chinese coast

At least 10km2 have been contaminated as the Sanchi oil tanker, carrying 136,000 tons of condensate from Iran, exploded and sank on Sunday around noon, nine days after a collision with a bulk freighter east of the Yangtze River estuary off Shanghai on Jan 6.

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