COVID-19: China announces that it has reached the peak of the epidemic ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday

COVID-19: China announces that it has reached the peak of the epidemic ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday

Millions of travelers will travel across the country for the Lunar New Year.

China said it has reached the peak of the COVID-19 epidemic wave it is currently experiencing, with large displacements expected on Friday to mark the Lunar New Year.

Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan, who is overseeing efforts to combat COVID-19, said the level of the epidemic was “relatively weak”Chinese state media reported Thursday. However, there are still doubts about the epidemic data that China has reported since abandoning the “zero COVID” policy.

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“Overall, the COVID-19 pandemic in the country has reached a relatively low level.”Sun Chunlan said. “The number of critically ill patients continues to decline.” Millions of travelers are expected to leave the cities on Friday to reunite with their families for the Lunar New Year holiday, which begins on January 21.

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