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China Lifts Lockdown in Wuhan, Where Coronavirus Pandemic Began

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In China, an 11-week lockdown has ended in the city of Wuhan, where the COVID-19 pandemic began. For the first time since January, residents have been allowed to leave their homes without special authorization. Highways have reopened. Flights and trains have resumed. China credits the unprecedented lockdown on the metropolis of 11 million people with containing the outbreak. China says 3,300 died in the country from COVID-19, but China has faced accusations of covering up the true death toll.

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