Dragon Boat Festival was set to be an online affair in Beijing after the latest coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFPDragon Boat Festival was set to be an online affair in Beijing after the latest coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP
Dragon Boat Festival was set to be an online affair in Beijing after the latest coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP

Virtual lockdown: Beijingers mark Dragon Boat Festival online amid coronavirus travel bans

  • Measures to contain the new outbreak linked to a food market in the capital mean many cannot leave town during the festival
  • Some are forced to cancel celebrations with their families around the country, but the authorities are trying to compensate with online events
Topic |   Coronavirus China
Dragon Boat Festival was set to be an online affair in Beijing after the latest coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFPDragon Boat Festival was set to be an online affair in Beijing after the latest coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP
Dragon Boat Festival was set to be an online affair in Beijing after the latest coronavirus outbreak. Photo: AFP
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