Millions of people remain sealed off in Wuhan and some have taken to uploading humorous posts on social media to get by. Photo: AFP
Millions of people remain sealed off in Wuhan and some have taken to uploading humorous posts on social media to get by. Photo: AFP

Chinese locked down in coronavirus epicentre Wuhan fight despair and boredom with humour

  • Amid a government-imposed quarantine, residents in Wuhan – the coronavirus outbreak’s epicentre – are finding relief in laughter
  • Roughly 9 million people remain sealed off in the city, and some of them have taken to uploading amusing posts on social media

Millions of people remain sealed off in Wuhan and some have taken to uploading humorous posts on social media to get by. Photo: AFP
Millions of people remain sealed off in Wuhan and some have taken to uploading humorous posts on social media to get by. Photo: AFP
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