China will remove capacity limits of entertainment venues in low-risk areas of COVID-19

People wearing face masks walk on a street market, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Wuhan
FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks walk on a street market, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Wuhan, Hubei province, China February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song

March 16, 2021

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will remove capacity limits for performance and entertainment venues in low-risk areas of COVID-19, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism said in a notice on Monday.

Local governments can decide on their capacity of consumers in these venues according to COVID-19 situation, the ministry said.

(Reporting by Liangping Gao and Ryan Woo; Editing by Catherine Evans)