China’s commercial hub of Shanghai announced the restart of classes for younger students amid falling coronavirus cases, while New Orleans’s famed restaurants were allowed to reopen with a limited number of diners.
China’s airline regulator also reported numbers of flights had returned to 60 per cent of pre-outbreak levels, exceeding 10,000 per day for the first time since Feb. 1. No new deaths have been reported in a month in the world’s second-largest economy where the coronavirus was first detected late last year.
China reported just five new cases on Sunday, while South Korea recorded 13, raising hopes that a new outbreak linked to nightclubs in Seoul may be waning.
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And in good news for opera fans, Australian soprano Jane Ede will perform Monday for the first time since the pandemic forced the cancellation of live shows. Accompanied by several other musicians, Ede will perform in a courtyard for about 450 guests who have spent two weeks in government-ordered hotel quarantine after returning from overseas.
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“It will be lovely just to have a really good sing again,” Ede said.
In New Orleans,