China mourns Covid-19 victims

China mourns Covid-19 victims

China on Saturday mourned the victims of the coronavirus outbreak. At 10:00 local time (03:00 GMT), people stood still nationwide for three minutes in tribute to the dead.

Cars, trains and ships then sounded their horns and air raid sirens wailed as President Xi Jinping and other leaders paid silent tribute.
In Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, all traffic lights in urban areas were turned red at 10:00, ceasing traffic for three minutes.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and other government officials paid silent tribute in Beijing.

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