Wuhan residents flock to flower shops early on Friday, buying chrysanthemums to pay tribute to the dead. Photo: Ma Renren Wuhan residents flock to flower shops early on Friday, buying chrysanthemums to pay tribute to the dead. Photo: Ma Renren
Wuhan residents flock to flower shops early on Friday, buying chrysanthemums to pay tribute to the dead. Photo: Ma Renren

Coronavirus: in Wuhan, a Lunar New Year rush to pay tribute to Covid-19’s victims

  • Each year, the city’s residents buy flowers and burn incense to remember those who have died since the last Spring Festival
  • Chrysanthemums are in short supply and high demand as the effects of the pandemic linger

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Wuhan residents flock to flower shops early on Friday, buying chrysanthemums to pay tribute to the dead. Photo: Ma Renren Wuhan residents flock to flower shops early on Friday, buying chrysanthemums to pay tribute to the dead. Photo: Ma Renren
Wuhan residents flock to flower shops early on Friday, buying chrysanthemums to pay tribute to the dead. Photo: Ma Renren
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