Pandemic under control?: No fear of Corona – China celebrates Oktoberfest

In China, the Corona-pandemic seems to be largely under control. The East China city of Qingdao, it is now benefiting, where is the largest beer festival in the

Pandemic under control?: No fear of Corona – China celebrates Oktoberfest

In China, the Corona-pandemic seems to be largely under control. The East China city of Qingdao, it is now benefiting, where is the largest beer festival in the country schedule has begun. Up to the 23. August want to the organisers as every year, hundreds of thousands of visitors to the site in the Eastern Chinese province of Shandong curls.

The organizers of the beer call festival of Qingdao as China's "Oktoberfest". However, the visitor numbers are still far from the Munich Original. About six million people annually flock to the Oktoberfest. This year, the Munich-based Festival was cancelled, however, due to the Coronavirus.

At the beer festival in Qingdao, special rules should apply. Visitors must wear when Entering the terrain masks, also the temperature is measured and a registration is required. Employees will need to be weekly to make a Corona Test.

A negative impact on the interest of the visitors, the measures do not seem to have: How state media reported, came at the start of the beer festival even more guests than last year.

China already has reported for months, not a big wave of Infection more. However, it was the last one back to smaller, local outbreaks in various parts of the country, which is usually responds with severe measures. In addition to the city of Dalian, the Region of Xinjiang in the far West of the country, as well as the Hong Kong special administrative region is currently struggling with outbreaks.

Updated Date: 04 August 2020, 07:19

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