A version of this story appeared in the March 24 edition of CNN’s Coronavirus: Fact vs. Fiction newsletter. Sign up here to receive the need-to-know headlines every weekday. (CNN)”This is the day I’ve been waiting for,” a photographer who has been confined to his home in Wuhan for eight weeks told CNN. Authorities are planning to lift a mass quarantine on the central Chinese city, where the global coronavirus outbreak began, on April 8, more than two months after it was sealed off from the outside world — a hopeful sign that the virus can be defeated. Life will begin to return to normal for the rest of Hubei province, of which Wuhan is the capital, starting tomorrow. The relaxing of travel restrictions comes as the number of reported new infections in Hubei appeared to approach zero, Nectar Gan reports. While mainland China eases its measures against the virus, controls continue to tighten across the rest of the world. Britons awoke this morning to the most draconian restrictions on public life seen in peacetime — or, in some respects, even in wartime — as the UK became the latest country to go into lockdown. Two-thirds of India’s 1.34 billion people


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