Hangzhou Launches Mask Purchase Channel! Authentic & Cheap!

Source: HangzhouTube, China Daily

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In order to further guarantee the supply for masks, Hangzhou Municipal Bureau of Economy and Information Technology, in combination with Netease, has launched an online mask purchase channel! 

It is estimated that 1 million masks will be supplied to the city every day, all enterprises and residents in the main urban areas of Hangzhou (except Xiacheng District), as well as all individual merchants in the city, can log in to YEATION app and book masks at the  "Hangzhou mask appointment" interface. Masks are sold according to the purchase price, only 1.9 yuan per unit!

Another Positive Case Found in Hangzhou, Rumor?

On March 12, it was spread on the Internet that a positive case was found in Hangzhou.


In response, Mao genhong, Deputy Secretary General of Hangzhou Municipal People's government, said that in the early morning of the day, Hangzhou CDC reported an asymptomatic infected person. The man, 49 years old, is engaged in international exchange service and now lives in Yuhang District, Hangzhou city.


Recently, when the man went to the hospital for a routine checkup, the doctor learned that he had contact with high-risk personnel abroad in the past 14 days. Due to this, he underwent a COVID-19 test. In the early hours of Thursday, the test result was confirmed positive.


As of now, the man has been isolated and under treatment in a designated medical institution, as asymptomatic infected people may also become the source of infection.

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Tangqi Ancient Town: A "Living" Old Hangzhou

Compared with other famous towns in the south of the Yangtze River, Tangqi ancient town seems not to be so outstanding. But in fact, it has the characteristics of Jiangnan Water Town.

Tangqi ancient town was founded in the Northern Song Dynasty. Since the Yuan Dynasty, there were many merchants. In the Ming and Qing Dynasties, Tangqi ancient town has ranked the first among the "Ten Famous Towns in the South of the Yangtze River". Emperor Qianlong even  visited it several times.

Guangji Bridge is the only seven-hole stone arch bridge on the Beijing Hangzhou Grand Canal. After hundreds of years, it has witnessed the ups and downs of Tangqi.


The town is not big, but there are old houses built during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, unique food and a slow-paced life that city people yearn for. After more than 600 years, Tangxi ancient town is still charming.

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Address: Tangqi Town, Yuhang District, Hangzhou

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