The streets of Dinggou in Jiangsu province are deserted over the festive season. Photo: Weibo The streets of Dinggou in Jiangsu province are deserted over the festive season. Photo: Weibo
The streets of Dinggou in Jiangsu province are deserted over the festive season. Photo: Weibo

Postcard from Dinggou: how word of virus brought life in one Chinese town far from Wuhan to a standstill

  • Preparations for one family’s Lunar New Year celebrations in Jiangsu province were turned on their heads in 24 hours
  • Health and safety fears keep relatives apart and streets empty as residents refuse to venture out amid coronavirus fears

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The streets of Dinggou in Jiangsu province are deserted over the festive season. Photo: Weibo The streets of Dinggou in Jiangsu province are deserted over the festive season. Photo: Weibo
The streets of Dinggou in Jiangsu province are deserted over the festive season. Photo: Weibo
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