Zhejiang contributed 5.62 trillion yuan (US$804 billion) to China’s GDP in 2018, the fourth largest on a list topped by Guangdong with 9.73 trillion yuan. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: first Chinese province that declared top-level emergency downgrades alert status

  • Zhejiang province, which is China’s key export and manufacturing base, declared a Grade I emergency on January 23, a day before the epicentre of Hubei
  • According to the Zhejiang Health Commission, there have been no new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the province for nine days
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Zhejiang contributed 5.62 trillion yuan (US$804 billion) to China’s GDP in 2018, the fourth largest on a list topped by Guangdong with 9.73 trillion yuan. Photo: AFP
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