Tens Of Thousands Of People Have Flocked To Tourist Attractions Across
Tens of thousands of people have flocked to tourist attractions across [/news/china/index.html China] after they re-opened their doors despite the [/news/coronavirus/index.html coronavirus] outbreak.
Most of the country's scenic spots have closed for nearly a month to prevent the spread of the virus, but major destinations are gradually resuming business this week.
Multiple videos show large crowds of people visiting popular sites in the provinces of Jiangxi, Zhejiang and Nanning.
Multiple videos show tens of thousands of Chinese people swarming to the Wugongshan Geological National Park as the coronavirus continues to spread in the country and globally
Chinese people are seen flocking to the national park after it re-opened on February 20
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One popular hiking site, the Wugongshan National Geological Park, was so packed it had to issue an urgent overcrowding warning today and tour nam ninh imposed a new limit on the number of daily visitors.
All tourists are advised by the park to keep a minimum distance of 1.5 metres (4.92 feet) away from each other, but a clip shows throngs of queuing in the national park with little space between them.
Another attraction, the West Lake, was swamped by 5,000 people in one day.
Visitors to the famed lake in Hangzhou are seen in a video enjoying the sunny weather after being told to stay home for nearly a month.
People are advised to keep a minimum distance of 1.5 metres (4.92 feet) from each other
On Weibo, the Chinese equivalent to Twitter, tour du lịch nam ninh many people have criticised the tourists who chose to travel during the epidemic.
One comment read: '[I'm] confused.
Why do you have to go travelling at this time?'
Another one urged: 'Don't add more burdens to our country, why can't you just stay nicely at home?'
Visitors in West Lake, Hangzhou, a city in eastern China, are pictured enjoying the sunny weather with family and friends after being told to stay at home for nearly a month
West Lake (pictured) is one of the most popular scenic spots in China and an icon of the city of Hangzhou.
The park has multiple temples, pagodas, gardens, and artificial islands
Businesses in China are slowly re-opening after the Chinese government released new guidance on February 20 advising people to return to work.
It also included regulations on sanitary management for tourist attractions, according to state media [ ].
The new coronavirus has killed at least 2,626 people and infected over 79,700 globally.
The new coronavirus has killed at least 2,624 people and infected over 79,700 globally
People are pictured lining up outside a pharmacy in Beijing to purchase protective masks
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