Coronavirus: China allows key industries to resume work in Wuhan

Nurses work at an ICU ward specialised for patients infected by coronavirus in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. (AP)

Key industries in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak that has claimed more than 4,000 lives to date, will resume work, the provincial government of Hubei province said in a notice on Wednesday.

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The notice said key sectors such as public transport, medical supply and producers of daily necessities in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, will be allowed to return to work.

Other industries that impact national or global supply chains can also return to work with permission from relevant authorities, the notice said.


Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:57 - GMT 06:57