Mainland China reported a decrease in 47 confirmed cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, all returning travelers, suffering from 78 reported illnesses the previous day. Hubei, a central province with a population of about 60 million, on Tuesday said it was removing the midnight travel restrictions.
“I booked my ticket this morning after hearing the news,” said Chen Ting, who was accompanied by his three-year-old son among about 40 people who got off the train in the town of Hubei’s Xianning.
The 28-year-old man was from the city of Qingyuan in the southern province of Guangdong, where he runs a full-time business. Coronaviruses have forced her to cancel plans to visit her parents in February, following the Lunar New Year. “I want to go home now and see all of them there,” he said as he waited for his father to pick them up and drive to the family home in the nearby town of Huangshi.