China’s Hubei to lift lockdown and travel ban as COVID-19 cases continue to decrease

China’s Hubei to lift lockdown and travel ban as COVID-19 cases continue to decrease

- The Hubei province in China will soon lift the travel restrictions as the cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continue to lessen

- However, the travel ban in the city of Wuhan will be removed in April

- A photo also showed that the barricades placed for the lockdown in Wuhan are now being removed

- The netizens were pleased to know that the Hubei province is starting to recover from the pandemic

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The Health Commission for Hubei province in China announced on Tuesday that it will lift the travel restrictions in and out of the province.

KAMI learned that the travel ban will be lifted on March 25, except for the city of Wuhan, the epicenter of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

In a report by the GMA News Online, the decision of lifting the travel restrictions came after the number of COVID-19 cases in the province continues to decrease.

According to Bloomberg, the transportation in the city of Wuhan will resume on April 8, almost 3 months after the city was placed under lockdown.

On March 19, the Hubei province reported zero new cases of COVID-19, a large decrease after the pandemic infected more than 80,000 people in China.

A social media post by ABS-CBN News showed that the barricades along the boundary of Wuhan are now being removed.

The netizens are happy to know that the situation in the epicenter of COVID-19 is now going back to normal. Here are some of their comments on the Facebook post:

“Thank you, Lord. Sana sa Pinas din. Let's be part of flattening the curve. Soon makakalampas din tayo.”
“All Glory to God! Hoping and Praying for the Philippines as well.”
“Thanks God! keep safe to all just pray”

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As previously reported by KAMI, the National Health Commission reported zero cases of COVID-19 in Wuhan for the first time since the outbreak began.

As of posting time, there are 378,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus disease in the whole world. Meanwhile, over 100,000 of the patients have recovered.

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