PHOTOS Epidemic prompts new approach to tomb-sweeping custom in China

PHOTOS

Epidemic prompts new approach to tomb-sweeping custom in China

China Daily

08:40, April 04, 2020

Cemetery workers clean headstones at the Babaoshan People's Cemetery in Beijing last month. During the coronavirus outbreak, the cemetery authorities are providing a tomb cleaning service to reduce visitor numbers.(Photos: China Daily)

A thermal imaging camera records a visitor's body temperature as he enters the Babaoshan People's Cemetery in Beijing last month.

A visitor reads names on a memorial wall at the cemetery.

A reservation code is presented and scanned by cemetery workers before people are allowed to enter during the outbreak.

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