A cemetery worker in a protective suit makes an offering of flowers at a gravesite in the Babaoshan cemetery in Beijing. Photo: AP A cemetery worker in a protective suit makes an offering of flowers at a gravesite in the Babaoshan cemetery in Beijing. Photo: AP
A cemetery worker in a protective suit makes an offering of flowers at a gravesite in the Babaoshan cemetery in Beijing. Photo: AP

This Ching Ming Festival, more opt for virtual tomb-sweeping and online shrines

  • Local governments in China are strictly limiting access to cemeteries amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus this Ching Ming Festival
  • Virtual grave sweeping services existed before the pandemic, but it has given more people a reason to observe the tomb-sweeping festival online

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A cemetery worker in a protective suit makes an offering of flowers at a gravesite in the Babaoshan cemetery in Beijing. Photo: AP A cemetery worker in a protective suit makes an offering of flowers at a gravesite in the Babaoshan cemetery in Beijing. Photo: AP
A cemetery worker in a protective suit makes an offering of flowers at a gravesite in the Babaoshan cemetery in Beijing. Photo: AP
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