Lockdown lifted, Wuhan's residence committees keep watch


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  • Thursday, 16 Apr 2020

A man wearing a face mask is seen under a bridge of Yangtze river in Wuhan after the lockdown was lifted in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province and China's epicentre of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, April 15, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song

WUHAN, China (Reuters) - The lockdown of the Chinese city of Wuhan may have lifted, but Feng Jing keeps watching the 5,400 residents in the Tanhualin neighbourhood to see where they go and how they are feeling, guarding against the coronavirus creeping back.

Feng is the head of the neighbourhood's residential committee, among thousands tasked in late January with ensuring people in the city of 11 million stayed home to curb the spread of the virus.

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