Chinese travellers pack tourist sites for May Day holiday as Covid-19 fears fade

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Chinese travellers pack tourist sites for May Day holiday as Covid-19 fears fade” – below is their description.

    Millions of holidaymakers have flocked to China’s iconic tourist sites as the country celebrates the annual May Day break, in a sign that Covid-19 fears are receding in mainland China more than a year since the pandemic began. Over 56.4 million domestic trips were recorded on May 1, 2021, which is the start of a five-day holiday period. Covid-19 has been brought largely under control in the mainland after a strict lockdown and stringent contact-tracing measures.

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