Moments in April 2020: Returning to normal

Zhou Shengjie Wang Rongjiang Jiang Xiaowei Dong Jun
Shanghai Daily photographers capture some memorable moments of city life in Wuhan and Shanghai in the past month. 
Zhou Shengjie Wang Rongjiang Jiang Xiaowei Dong Jun

Wuhan, Hubei Province

Shanghai Daily staffer Andy Boreham and Zhou Shengjie visited Wuhan after its lockdown was lifted early this month. Here are some of the snapshots by Zhou Shengjie during the three-day visit. You can also check out the related Vlog.

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Moments in April 2020: Returning to normal
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

A giant poster hangs outside Shanghai Zhongshan Hospital on April 16. The poster features a young doctor from Zhongshan Hospital enjoying a sunset with an 87-year-old patient in Wuhan when he was sent to the city to help fight the epidemic. The patient was later discharged from hospital after recovering. The photo, took by a volunteer worker, was posted online and filled the nation with hope.

Moments in April 2020: Returning to normal
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

Residents relax by a pine tree with hanging face masks in the New Hongqiao Central Park on April 17.

Moments in April 2020: Returning to normal
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

Hu Zhenhao, 12, places a bunch of flowers at the gate of Shanghai Longhua Martyrs’ Cemetery on April 4, the Qingming Festival. Due to COVID-19, the cemetery didn’t open to individual visitors on that day.

Moments in April 2020: Returning to normal
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE
Moments in April 2020: Returning to normal
Dong Jun / SHINE
Moments in April 2020: Returning to normal
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Residents enjoy flowers in full bloom across Shanghai.

Moments in April 2020: Returning to normal
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

Young people in a cafe on Yuyuan Road in Shanghai on April 17. 

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