China contains 99% of Covid-19 cases within borders through lockdowns, sacrifices


A cook preparing food from a kitchen at the First People's Hospital of Xiaoshan Distrinct, Hangzhou, a designated hospital for coronavirus patients in Zhejiang province, China. Since the outbreak, China has been taking decisive and unprecedented measures, including locking down cities, to protect public health both domestically and globally. - Reuters

BEIJING: The pedestrian path at the foot of the Acropolis hill in the heart of Athens was lit red on Friday evening for an hour.

Hundreds of Greeks and Chinese people living in Greece held a gathering and walked around the neighbourhood holding Chinese red lanterns to express solidarity with China in the fight against the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pneumonia outbreak.

"The world should show gratitude to the Chinese people for their courage and sacrifices in battling the disease decisively and in preventing its spread to other countries," said Fotis Provatas, president of the Chamber of Greek-Chinese Economic Cooperation, which organised the event.

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