5 million residents left Wuhan before lockdown, mayor reveals, as 1,000 new confirmed cases expected in city

//5 million residents left Wuhan before lockdown, mayor reveals, as 1,000 new confirmed cases expected in city

5 million residents left Wuhan before lockdown, mayor reveals, as 1,000 new confirmed cases expected in city

About 5 million residents left Wuhan before the lockdown because of the deadly coronavirus epidemic and the Spring Festival holiday, mayor Zhou Xianwang revealed on Sunday, as health officials ­warned the virus’ ­ability to spread was ­getting ­stronger.There were about 9 million people remaining in the city after the lockdown, Zhou told a press conference.Of the 2,700 people currently under observation in the city, about 1,000 were likely to be confirmed cases. As of Sunday, Wuhan had 533…

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