It was the epicenter of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic — however Wuhan, China, is now celebration central.
Revelers are as soon as extra thronging the nightclubs, bars and eating places of the central Chinese language metropolis of 11 million residents, and partying prefer it’s 2018.
Wuhan’s revival is a glimpse right into a post-pandemic world that many hope for in 2021, Reuters famous on Saturday.
“Through the time of the epidemic, Wuhan was actually a useless metropolis,” one reveler informed the wire service as she dined on skewered meats with a crowd of associates.
“After it reopened, I’ve by no means seen so many individuals. Now individuals are all popping out to eat and have enjoyable.”
Town launched a 76-day complete lockdown from Jan. 23 to April 8 after the primary outbreak, and has not reported a brand new case of COVID-19 since early Might.
Earlier this month, town even launched a promotional video to draw vacationers.
“From the myriad twinkling lights alongside the Yangtze River and the superb dance and music from the Zhiyin cruise, to the glittering gentle and delightful voices from the livehouse……give me 5! Everybody!” the video enthuses.