COVID-19 - China Lifting lock-down on April 8 is a sign of hope for Africa

China, The country hit the most by the novel coronavirus and the origin of the virus has finally emerged from the havoc caused by the virus. China is much stronger and better equipped to help other continents also emerge from the pandemic outbreak as well.

Chinese authorities have announced they will end a two-month lockdown of the most virus-affected central Hubei province in April, as domestic cases of the virus continue to subside.

People with a clean bill of health will be allowed to leave, the provincial government disclosed. From April 8, Wuhan will lift the control measures for the passages from the city of Wuhan and Hubei Province, and orderly restore the external traffic.

The personnel departing Wuhan will move safely and orderly with the Hubei health green code. The outbreak has gradually been brought under control, and Hubei has seen almost no new infections for more than a week.

China lifting lockdown is good news for the global economy

China has begun leading the fight against exterminating the virus. They recently have sent medical supplies and resources including medical staff to Italy which is now the worst-hit country second to china. Leaders around the world are also gleaning from the Chinese to emulate the successful measures implemented like a lockdown and shutdown of all activities.

Jack ma and Alibaba Foundation recently donated a large medical package to the African Union. This shows the Chinese taking responsibility indirectly by using every resource in its power to see other continents rise from the ills caused by the pandemic

Globally, the coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 381,000 people and killed over 16,500. More than 101,000 people have recovered so far, mostly in China.