Saturday, April 4, 2020

Coronavirus: China mourns Covid-19 victims with three-minute silence

A day of remembrance is held in China to honour those who have died in the coronavirus outbreak.

China has mourned the victims of the coronavirus outbreak by observing a three-minute silence, bringing the nation to a halt.

A day of remembrance was declared in China on Saturday to honour the more than 3,300 people who died of Covid-19.

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, air raid sirens rang as flags were flown at half-mast.  Read more >>