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China braces for work restart

2020-02-11 09:44:07       source:Global Times

February 10, 2020

Fully gear up, keep a certain distance in the subway and canteens, check body temperature before entering the office building and less talk when lining up… Chinese people found out their work style has completely changed after the extended Spring Festival holidays while the spread of coronavirus has reshaped their lives and more people are struggling to pull through the difficult time. 

The whole country, struck by the deadly novel coronavirus pneumonia (NCP) during the Spring Festival holidays, pressed the pause button. People in the world's second-largest economy were asked to stay indoors as much as possible to implement self-quarantine as a way to contain the spread of the disease while empty streets and shops, as well as deserted business centers indicated a sluggish economy in coming months. 

To cooperate with epidemic prevention and control work, central and local authorities in different provinces and municipalities have also extended the holidays, suggesting employees from virus-stricken regions delay their plans to return to work. Monday marked the first day of work after the holidays for many places across the country. 

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