CHINA Over 7 million mourn deceased online during Tomb Sweeping Day holiday

CHINA

Over 7 million mourn deceased online during Tomb Sweeping Day holiday

Xinhua

11:20, April 06, 2021

File photo: CGTN

BEIJING -- About 7.38 million people in China opted to pay their respect to the deceased through online channels during the three-day Tomb Sweeping Day holiday, the Ministry of Civil Affairs said Monday.

On Tomb Sweeping Day on April 4, a total of 1,308 online memorial platforms received 3.78 million visits, statistics by the ministry showed.

Meanwhile, cemeteries and memorial venues cross the country saw 67.73 million visits from the public during the holiday, with 35.27 million visits taking place on Tomb Sweeping Day alone, according to the ministry.

The ministry expects mourning activities to continue for some time after the holiday, and reminded the public of the safety and health issues when attending such activities.

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